English version

snobbish

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsnobbishsnob‧bish /ˈsnɒbɪʃ $ ˈsnɑː-/ (also snobby /ˈsnɒbi $ ˈsnɑː-/) adjective 🔊 🔊 PROUDbehaving in a way that shows you think you are better than other people because you are from a higher social class or know more than they do 🔊 Her family seems snobbish.snobbishly adverbsnobbishness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
snobbishWe thought this rather a joke but his concern was academic, not snobbish.Aunt Harriet was very rich and very snobbish.He was a cheapskate of Scroogelike dimensions, vengeful and snobbish.She's very snobbish about people who live in the suburbs.I would have been insufferably snobbish and complacent.his snobbish attitude to soap operas on TVSome people find her snobbish, but she's really just shy.Pip now falls into a snobbish habit of connecting high social status with moral superiority.Snobbish home-owners are protesting about a refugee family moving into their street.He does not think much of the Midwest, which he calls a backward, dumb but snobbish place.He found the Etonians snobbish, shallow, seemingly unprepared for the world as it was being transformed by the war.She knew it was snobbish, that she was just like any other package holiday-maker.Some of my friends thought I was snobbish to come here, because they charge tuition and everything.
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