adjective, snif·fi·er, snif·fi·est. Informal.
Examples from the Web for sniffy
If she thinks people are unkind to Daisy or sniffy about her, she'll stick to her like a leech.East of Suez|William Somerset Maugham
In the superfine circles of the Sniffy, this fact is sufficient to condemn them unread.Side Lights|James Runciman
There was the father mouse, and the mother mouse, and Sharpeyes, and Sniffy.The Child's World|Hetty Browne, Sarah Withers, W.K. Tate
Then when Amy was so sniffy—excuse me, Amy—about having boys in the party, why, I had to promise not to tell.Amy in Acadia|Helen Leah Reed
This you will find obscure, but study it well—though strictly in private, so as not to give me away as a sniffy critic.The Letters of Henry James, Vol. II|Henry James