Adjective "snobbish" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Relating to, characteristic of, or like a snob.
  1. 'Photography shouldn't be snobbish, and smiley pictures can be a great record of a happy holiday.'
  2. 'And, if you imagined Hollywood stars to be haughty, snobbish creatures, you are way off the mark.'
  3. 'But when he talks about it, it's more with incomprehension than snobbish disdain.'
  4. 'Interest in pedigree used to be dismissed as snobbish.'
  5. 'What makes this class of people snobbish rather than simply pretentious is their tendency to sneer.'
  6. 'He doesn't think he got it from his parents, who as far as he can tell were not snobbish at all.'
  7. 'Even the most obvious and patently true observation therefore runs the risk of appearing condescending, arrogant or snobbish.'
  8. 'She is their foil, the object of their farcical delusions and snobbish assumptions.'
  9. 'May one say that this is so without sounding hopelessly snobbish?'
  10. 'Emma is a comic figure partly because of the preposterous nature of her snobbish pretensions.'


1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a snob: snobbish ideas about rank.

2. having the character of a snob.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be snobbish about vocalses."

"people can be snobbish."

"policies can be snobbish."

"images can be snobbish."

"attacks can be snobbish."

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