snobbish


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characteristic of or resembling a snob

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

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As long as you're not too snobbish or lazy to go and look for it.
Commenting on the exchange, a Labour source said: "This was a sneering and snobbish remark by the Prime Minister.
John Cleese's snobbish Torquay hotelier is the main character in the BBC's world famous Fawlty Towers.
Former Fatah leaders rarely met with regular people, which led to accusations that the group was snobbish.
A recent report revealed more working class youngsters are becoming victims of snobbish elitism, with fewer making it to, and through, university to enjoy careers in medicine, law and politics.
According to the Cassell Dictionary of Slang (1998)," Jeff Grant reports, "a HOORAY HENRY is 'a rich young man given to much public exhibitionism, drunkenness and similar antisocial activities, all based on an excess of snobbish self-esteem'.
I was surprised at the illiterate, snobbish and racist rant by Abraham (GDN, November 21).
It may be snobbish to suggest this, but if you have people coming here to learn, as well as have fun, you will give the city an opportunity to widen its cultural appeal.
But Gail finds herself the target of cruel jokes by fellow student Veronica Holt a snobbish clique because Gail, a farm girl, is wearing a feedsack dress her mother had made for her.
Darcy also gets advice from the new girl, Kamna, who is of course a much better match for him than the snobbish Danalda, and from his friend Ralph, and along the way he learns about life, love and the importance of "going with your gut.
If mural art has any political function, it is to refuse to depict and relate a complicated political reality to seemingly snobbish, conceptual art, but rather to translate and invite popular understanding of that reality.
The tendency to describe dead-end streets as cul-de-sacs speaks volumes about snobbish attitudes to housing.
Consequently the South is thought of as snobbish and the North as outspoken and working class.
In the Austen novel, the central character is Anne Elliot, the daughter of Sir Walter Elliot, a widower who has spent his family into near poverty; Anne is a spinster who years earlier had been persuaded by her snobbish family to abandon her true love because he was not up to their elevated social standards.
Among artists and intellectuals, reactions to this populist upsurge have often taken the form of moralistic and snobbish condemnation.