[ snob-uh-ree ]
/ ˈsnɒb ə ri /

noun, plural snob·ber·ies.

snobbish character, conduct, trait, or act.

Origin of snobbery

First recorded in 1825–35; snob + -ery Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for snobbery



"the class of snobs," 1833, from snob + -ery. Meaning "snobbishness" is from 1843.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper