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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstuck-upˌstuck-ˈup adjective informal  PROUDproud and unfriendly because you think you are better and more important than other people – used to show disapproval syn snooty His wife was a bit stuck-up.
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stuck-upWe thought his wife was stuck-up.I can't stand her - she's so stuck-up.The children who go to that school are a bit stuck-up.The irony was that those who had observed it had considered her spoiled and stuck-up.She liked to show a matey interest in things, be one of the boys, prove she wasn't stuck-up and so on.Too stuck-up, considering what she was.the spoiled, stuck-up daughter of a millionairea pompous, stuck-up little manTanya is so stuck-up. She won't go out with anyone who went to a state college.Daughter Amanda is more stuck-up than a chimney sweep's brush.
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