adjective, snoot·i·er, snoot·i·est. Informal.
Origin of snooty
Examples from the Web for snooty
The one band that blasted out of dormitory windows onto grassy quadrangles in the snooty Northeast, no matter what, was REM.The Return of the Replacements: Here Comes a Regular|Elizabeth Wurtzel|September 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And so, yes, you realize, you can get pretentious and snooty about tequila.One Percent Shots! Testing Leona, DeLeon’s $825 Bottle of Tequila|Daniel Gross|November 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Nobody wanted to hand a plum invasion spot to some fat egghead from a snooty rag, he crabbed.The Story of the American Journalists Who Landed on D-Day|Timothy M. Gay|June 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Lest you think GWS is a snooty Philistine, I'll share that I'm a great lover of old English villages and towns.
The New York 23rd remains a cautionary tale about the Club for Growth and its snooty deviousness during the last days of the GOP.
I didn't like the way you looked at May Arnold, or the snooty way you talked.Babbitt|Sinclair Lewis
It sounds well to be a Kappa Upsilon and we can go around if we like and be as snooty as any of them.Betty Lee, Sophomore|David Goodger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
adjective snootier or snootiest informal
"proud, arrogant," 1918, noted that year as college slang, from snoot (n.) + -y (2). Probably with suggestions of snouty (1858); the notion being of "looking down one's nose." Related: Snootily; snootiness.