[ snob-ish ]
/ ˈsnɒb ɪʃ /


of, relating to, or characteristic of a snob: snobbish ideas about rank.
having the character of a snob.

Origin of snobbish

First recorded in 1830–40; snob + -ish1
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Word Origin and History for snobbishly



1840, "pertaining to snobs," from snob + -ish. Meaning "with the character of a snob" is from 1849. Related: Snobbishly; snobbishness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper