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snob

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsnobsnob /snɒb $ snɑːb/ ●○○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 PROUDsomeone who thinks they are better than people from a lower social class – used to show disapproval 🔊 Stop being such a snob. 🔊 I don’t want to sound like a snob, but I thought she was vulgar.2 PROUDsomeone who thinks they are better than other people because they know more about something – used to show disapproval 🔊 a bunch of intellectual snobsmusic/wine snob3 snob value/appeal
Examples from the Corpus
snobSince going to university he'd become a snob, embarrassed of his family.And I had to say yes, because I didn't want to be called a snob too.I don't want to sound like a snob, but I found the decor vulgar.Warren is from an upper middleclass Connecticut family; he's a bit of a snob.I don't want to sound a snob but I thought it vulgar.My mother was such a snob she wouldn't let me play with the local children.Perhaps it's mountain snobbery to wish to avoid such a crowd, and if so then I am a mountain snob.They're just a bunch of snobs - you wouldn't want to be friends with them anyway.It has all of the requisite sand, surf, sun, snobs and sin to go along with its saucy swimwear.She did not want to cultivate the snob image.The overall results were even worse than that, at least for Europhiles and wine snobs everywhere.Ronald McDonald is wearing a suit and one of the oldest vineyards in Napa is making fun of wine snobs.music/wine snobThe overall results were even worse than that, at least for Europhiles and wine snobs everywhere.Ronald McDonald is wearing a suit and one of the oldest vineyards in Napa is making fun of wine snobs.
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