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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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These fears are unfounded, certainly at Springs where snootiness is conspicuous by its absence.
If she were still at Manhattan College, she figures, she also could elude occasional snootiness, or at least questions about her judgment, from some colleagues.
will be replaced by one of the true champions of high-end snootiness Louis Vuitton.
At the worst, they indulge in an unstable combination of an elitist snootiness, taking aim at easy targets like Springer viewers, together with a bogus populism, dismissing anything too challenging as misguided.
No true Arnoldian would be ready to promote such head-in-the-clouds snootiness, let alone the Matthew Arnold who, rightly and properly, insisted that Anna Karenina is not only to be taken "as a work of art; we are to take it as a piece of life .
Not, mind you, that the consumption of expensive goods is necessarily an indication of snootiness.
With fun-brands now in the nine-million-case category, the posh piggies needed nothing more than their playful snootiness to command distributor attention.
The snootiness of some pundits, notably former England striker Michael Owen, is mindboggling.
There is no hint of snootiness in this fine establishment, just good old-fashioned, courteous service and the kind of comforts - including robes embroidered with "Lord" and "Lady", complimentary slippers and luxury L'Occitane toiletries - that help the stresses of everyday life simply melt away.
Liverpool fans would do well to avoid snootiness when comparing their club to Swansea, but is clearly a huge step up.
The much loved Scottish actress experienced snootiness all her career.
ancient summer residence of Duke Stephen of Lorraine) is lacking is the snootiness often inseparable from such a beautiful set-up.
I think Jeremy Clarkson can be quite witty and droll, but there's a snootiness about his humour.
But even with that incongruity aside, there still seems to be this bit of irony with Oregon's snootiness towards Serrano.
Talk to anybody in football and they'll tell you about the air of arrogance and snootiness that pervades the club, a kind of sneer reserved for what they perceive as arrivistes and the nouveau riche.