from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, befitting, or resembling a snob; pretentious.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to a snob; resembling a snob.
  • Proud, conceited, or insolent over adventitious advantages.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to a snob; characteristic of, or befitting, a snob; vulgarly pretentious.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having the property of being a snob; arrogant and pretentious; smugly superior or dismissive of perceived inferiors.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior


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