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snooty

mod. haughty; conceited. (As if looking down one’s nose = snoot, at someone. Alludes also to having one’s nose in the air meaning haughtiness.) Tiffany can be snooty if she wants to, and she usually wants to.
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They also lack the crisp, white tablecloths required to gain the all-important star - L'Ami Jean was awarded the Bib Gourmand by Michelin - the award snootily conferred for "good food at moderate prices".
In those days Harrogate was still snootily middle class and the poster shows a man and a woman in smart riding gear on horseback naturally, in perfect weather.
While snootily dismissive of anybody travelling in economy, she crawls revoltingly after everybody in first class.
Hillary made him reach out to what have been snootily called "Archie Bunker voters.
While the Queen of Welsh Resorts sits snootily down the hillside in all its Victorian grandeur, the Great Orme takes a more traditional kiss-me-kwik attitude in its attempts to lure the tourists and their largely Lancastrian pounds.
Downing Street snootily refused to comment - possibly the first time that Blair has ever knocked back the chance to cosy up to a celebrity.
One group replied snootily to his invitation: "We've just opened in Windsor and Edinburgh ( Middlesbrough isn't even on our radar.
Possessions - for so long classified snootily as uncool 'clutter' - are now back in fashion.
If the recent row was truly over, we could file the whole embarrassing incident under `forget' - a rare case of the fox tripping snootily into the hen house only to get beaten up by the chickens.
Lounging in 'our' garden and snootily ignoring the passing craft as we sipped our ice-cold drinks, we became slowly aware that Coltishall is the upper limit of navigation on the Bure.
One of Lanarkshire and Scotland's finest sons was snootily dismissed, despite being the first manager to lead a UK team to victory in the European Cup.
Still, the performances are mostly wonderful, especially those of John Michael Higgins as a Harlequin who's all the Marx Brothers rolled into one, Mary Lou Rosato as a waiting woman who communicates whole subplots with her snootily drawn face and arched eyebrows, and Laurence O'Dwyer as a valet who's just too deliciously deadpan for words.
Sir Humphrey responded snootily to this suggestion.
And when Caernarfon was chosen as the venue, the newspaper snootily riposted (in September 1910) that Caernarfon should reciprocate by sending David Lloyd George to Scranton so that he could be proclaimed as the "uncrowned king of the Welsh people" at the following year's "Big Welsh Day".