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snotty

[ snot-ee ]
/ ˈsnɒt i /
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adjective, snot·ti·er, snot·ti·est.

Vulgar. of or relating to snot.
Informal. snobbish; arrogant; supercilious: a snotty kid.

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Origin of snotty

First recorded in 1560–70; snot + -y1
snot·ti·ly, adverbsnot·ti·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for snotty

snotty
/ (ˈsnɒtɪ) considered vulgar /

adjective -tier or -tiest

dirty with nasal discharge
slang contemptible; nasty
snobbish; conceited

noun plural -ties

a slang word for midshipman
snottily, adverbsnottiness, noun
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