- condescending, patronizing, or socially exclusive; snobbish.
Origin of snobby
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Examples from the Web for snobby
It was like, he was the anti-Christ and we came from a snobby, purist direction.How Questlove Is Bringing Music Back to Television
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A new study finds that customers are more likely to buy when dealing with snobby salespeople.Should The Devil Sell Prada? Study Finds Snobby Salespeople Boost Sales
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At first, bar patrons thought the 52-year-old—immaculately dressed, an athletic blonde with shoulder-length hair—was snobby.Adam Lanza Destroyed His Hard Drive Before Attack
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He was a snobby Princeton senior who distrusted his own snobbery.Sometimes Memoirs, Especially by Our Own Kin, Tell Us More Than They Intend
June 16, 2011
Carriages, with servants in snobby coats, beset the doors of the theatre.An Outcast
F. Colburn Adams
We are an uncouth, snobby, and withal, shabby-looking set of varlets.
I'll see somebody struck by lightnin', or hear a voice sayin', "Snobby Price: where will you spend eternity?"The Social Significance of the Modern Drama
Thought you might be snobby on account of being volunteers, but I swear you're a bloody human lot.Flying for France
James R. McConnell
We are snobby, because our advance in the new art does not yet extend to the picturesque or well-fitting.
Word Origin and History for snobby
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