adjective, snif·fi·er, snif·fi·est.Informal.
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OTHER WORDS FROM sniffysniff·i·ly, adverbsniff·i·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for sniffy
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
Bearded sniffy old men sitting and demanding that we bear children.Main Street|Sinclair Lewis
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
At Oxford, you know, they are a bit sniffy about the lecturers who arouse enthusiasm.Atlantic Narratives|Mary Antin
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