Definition of "snobbish" [snob•bish]

  • Of, befitting, or resembling a snob; pretentious. (adjective)

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Use "snobbish" in a sentence
  • "There was, they felt, “a certain snobbish and faddish ‘interest’ in Negroes.”"
  • "We know that she impressed those who knew her as absorbed in snobbish ambitions and petty resentments, and that she had as her chief ingratiating tribute a talent for mimicry, which is often the sport of an unloving and derisive soul."
  • "Dimly it had dawned upon her more than once that Rags regarded certain speeches and ways of hers as "snobbish" -- speeches and ways which to her had seemed aristocratic."