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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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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.
The real villains here are caste-ridden Bengali-Brahmin snootiness and Indian Americans' mindless pursuit of wealth and status.
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.
Inevitably, the Liddells' snootiness was constantly undercut by their underling's greater talent and fame.
As early as the nineteenth century, Sir Richard Burton found that baianos, as residents of Bahia are caned, estimated themselves the creme of the Brazilian crime," and the same holds true today, minus the snootiness that phrase implies.
Americans, inured to British snootiness in relation to their own demotic culture, are perhaps less than aware of the existence here of a homegrown vulgarity to rival their own, but it was perfectly apparent in the BBC studio.
Native East German lawyers occasionally complain about this unwritten pecking order, report tensions between East and West members of some new "mixed" law offices, or are hurt by what they perceive as West German snootiness or exclusivity.
We are living in a pluralistic art world now, in which it is possible even to admire Stettheimer extravagantly for her individuality, her wry touch, her surprises and put-downs, the deliciousness of her celebrations, her decorative enthusiasm, the lace-and-candy atmosphere in which she depicts her friends and family, her edgy compositional snootiness and her intellectually astringent taste.
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.
This is a team that needs results, a manager that needs results - there can be no room for snootiness when those results come.
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.
ggo's poraries rcome happy now' Some of Wiggo's sporting contemporaries would be overcome by a metropolitan snootiness if they completed the trinity of Yellow Jersey, Olympic gold and SPOTY tripod.