snobbery


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Synonyms for snobbery

Synonyms for snobbery

the trait of condescending to those of lower social status

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It's partly to do with the separation debate, I think it's partly to do with snobbery.
There may be something British about snobbery, but there is also something British about the cruise.
At a time when the cost of maintaining our aviation habit continues to rise at a multiple of inflation, aviation forums are wall-to-wall with pilots agonizing over the high price of flying, and my email box always seems to have a letter from a reader asking how to reduce costs, airplane snobbery is an expensive luxury--one that probably needs to go.
Even with the non- literary celebrities popping up all over, as long as the fest remains this engaging, no amount of snobbery can turn it into a disappointment.
the greening of forlorn public spaces), plus a writing style that rejects horticultural snobbery, Bellamy's blog is smart, informative, and inspiring--even at a landscape-challenged time of year.
The UK is very good at moaning and highlighting deficiencies in its younger generation, but when plans are laid and systems put in place to help encourage young workers to upgrade their skills and to persuade employers to take training seriously, the reaction is typically British and it all ends up being ridiculed and snobbery kicks in with abundance
We all showed up with our showbiz snobbery thinking we would be bored, and it was the place we would all go back.
I don't know whether to take the mickey mercilessly or leave her to her snobbery.
The second and third generation tale is a soap opera of bridge-burning snobbery and wasted opportunities.
No mention of Canada yet, but the growth in beer snobbery here guarantees that some brew-nerd somewhere in the dominion is guzzling a freshly FedEx-ed case of the stuff.
But the violinist, who generally takes summers off for personal growth, insists it's not snobbery.
Within today's smooth cement snobbery, never forget your cruddy asphalt roots.
When Sam finally meets Melissa's friends he finds they are all that he despises in preppy snobbery and artifice, and this brings to a head the couple's dilemma.
seemed almost beside the point; if Wal-Mart is in charge, snobbery certainly no longer matters.
Are there echoes here of the old snobbery between the pure and the applied, or is the ghost of The Two Cultures once again raising its head?