Origin of snob
OTHER WORDS FROM snoban·ti·snob, noun
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How to use snob in a sentence
Matteo Salvini, leader of the populist right-wing Lega party and a notorious promoter of anti-immigration laws, called him “the champion of the left-wing snobs.”How an Italian Mayor Who Turned His Town into a Haven for Migrants Wound Up Facing 13 Years in Jail|Francesca Berardi|October 7, 2021|Time
Despite the fact that I can be a snob about audio quality, I genuinely love the experience of listening to music with smart glasses.Ray-Ban Stories Smart Sunglasses Review: All-Seeing Eyes|Mike Epstein|October 5, 2021|Popular-Science
Via the Harlem Cultural Festival, which even a music snob like me didn’t even know about."This Film Was My Chance to Correct History": Questlove on Summer of Soul and the Oscars|Andrew R. Chow|June 28, 2021|Time
I wanted to bridge the gaps between the serious music snob, the audiophile, and the casual listener, a task on which Kay was eager to advise.Soulection’s Joe Kay Presents ‘A Beginner’s Guide To Future Sounds’|Brande Victorian|February 5, 2021|Essence.com
So we try not to be honey snobs, but we do want people to understand there’s a difference, and what we consume does matter.How Zach & Zoe Sweet Bee Farm Harvests Honey for NYC Restaurants|Terri Ciccone|November 28, 2020|Eater
You write a lot about how you were a jerk or a snob when it came to comedy or film.Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Read another way, she is a horrible mother, an uptight snob, and a bit of a shrew.Colm Toibin Describes The Creation Of His Quiet Masterpiece ‘Nora Webster’|Jennie Yabroff|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Surely, an unreconstructed snob could misconstrue much more.
What a snob ... Oh, I understand why he wants you to go to college.
He was educated, like Fleming, at Eton, but unlike his creator, he was no snob.
Perhaps, like father, I am a snob at heart and liked the sensation of a sort of artistic alliance with the British aristocracy.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
"I and Disraeli put up at the same tavern last night," said a dandified snob, the other day.
The three children call him the "Party Bird" for he is always so dressed up, but their father says he is "a bit of a snob."Seven O'Clock Stories|Robert Gordon Anderson
Or perhaps a species of snob who cannot see the difference between his own foolishness and the foolishness of others.The Whale and the Grasshopper|Seumas O'Brien
She knew him quite well for an ill-bred little snob at heart.The Highgrader|William MacLeod Raine
British Dictionary definitions for snob
- a person who strives to associate with those of higher social status and who behaves condescendingly to othersCompare inverted snob
- (as modifier)snob appeal