Origin of snob
Related formsan·ti·snob, noun
Examples from the Web for snob
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
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.
Amazingly, considering the subject matter, the Jack Taylor novels have a touch of snob appeal.Why You Should Read Ken Bruen the Master of Irish Noir|Allen Barra|March 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Watch as Jon Stewart schools him on the actual meaning of a “snob.”‘The Artist’ Sweeps Oscars, Davy Jones Dies, J.Lo on the Alleged Nip Slip, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|March 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
"Thou shall not be a snob;" such is the first principle at present of Cockney ethics.
A man with a brain full of all the culture of the ages—and with the heart of a mummy and the soul of a snob!Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
"I'll own I'm a snob," said Eunice, with maddening meekness.April Hopes|William Dean Howells
Both had been snobs in a sense, and in a sense he too was a snob.The Law of Hemlock Mountain|Hugh Lundsford
No man has impaled snobbery with such a stinging rapier, but he always accused himself of being a snob, past all cure.Yesterdays with Authors|James T. Fields
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