graded adjective & adjective If you describe someone as snobbish, you disapprove of them because they are too proud of their social status, intelligence, or taste. [disapproval] ⇒ They had a snobbish dislike for their intellectual and social inferiors. ⇒ I'd expected her to be snobbish but she was warm and friendly. snobbishness
uncountable noun ⇒ ...his snobbishness and loathing of democracy.
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