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adjective, snob·bi·er, snob·bi·est.
  1. condescending, patronizing, or socially exclusive; snobbish.
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Origin of snobby

First recorded in 1840–50; snob + -y1
Related formssnob·bi·ly, adverbsnob·bi·ness, snob·bism, noun
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Related Words for snobbiest

snobbish, arrogant, pretentious, cheeky, cocky, conceited, fresh, haughty, impertinent, know-it-all, pompous, sassy, self-important, smug, snippy, snooty, stuck-up, uppity, la-de-da

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Historical Examples of snobbiest

  • Even among the softest and snobbiest of boys and masters there will always remain a residuum of male self-respect.

    Clark's Field

    Robert Herrick

Word Origin and History for snobbiest



1835, from snob + -y (2). Related: Snobbiness.

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