- condescending, patronizing, or socially exclusive; snobbish.
Origin of snobby
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Examples from the Web for snobbism
Her snobbism was arbitrary, and her prejudices were restricted to the rules and laws of her own personal kingdom.Family Secrets in Tehran
January 10, 2009
No; but there are plenty of people who will subscribe out of snobbism.Mortal Coils
Nothing so provoked him as any snobbism which wanted to hinder it.
Thackeray soon rushes away from his criticisms on snobbism to other matters.Thackeray
What history and romance there is about Pau is pretty well blotted out by twentieth-century snobbism, it would seem.The Automobilist Abroad
M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
In the hideous church is a monument to him fairly appreciative, but disfigured by snobbism.More Pages from a Journal
Word Origin and History for snobbism
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