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- adv. In a snobbish manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In the manner of a snob.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a snobbish manner
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The Cheshire cat's wide, puckish smile descending from the heavens as a crescent moon; the caterpillar puffing opiate smoke into the face of Alice and snobbishly asking, Who ...
She was once, rather snobbishly, described as "the most upwardly mobile Greek since Icarus".
Some, however, seemed ashamed by their weakness for covers: I definitely judge books by the covers, which is probably limiting because I'm sometimes snobbishly resistant to books that look too commercial and overly swayed by compelling cover art.
Just because the odds are long and subjective doesn't require you to accuse those mag editors of trying to con you or snobbishly ignoring you.
There are many who snobbishly insist on the superiority of the Côte de Nuits, the region to the north, but Jacques-Marie Duvault Blochet, who owned the famed Domaine Romanée-Conti in the mid-19th century, was equally proud of his holdings in Volnay.
Perhaps I have snobbishly high standards, but when you rev me up for two seasons, you gotta deliver something more than two dudes pulling a Skywalker Noooooooo, leaping down a big-ass vortex — and then showing all other meaningful sacrifices disappearing in a puff of deus ex machina smoke.
We had snobbishly refused to get in line but then thought, Why not?
And civility means, apparently, snobbishly treating the religious Right as if they were the backwoods rednecks from Deliverance.
And Rome had its decadent elites snobbishly revelling in Greek refinement, while the ‘good, simple, oldfashioned’ Romans were lamenting the lost virtues of hard work, patriotism, sobriety etc.
Palin's response was a welcomed one compared to Obama who snobbishly puckered his lips and pretended not to hear the question when he was asked the same thing at a rally, or McCain who always snickers and runs off when confronted about the issue.