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snooty

Haughtily condescending, dismissive, or snobbish. I can't believe that snooty waiter scoffed at you for ordering red wine with fish. A: "Do you want to come to the gala with me?" B: "And spend the evening pretending to fit in with snooty socialites? No thanks."

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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For one thing, Televisa needs to sidestep snootier Spaniards' merriment at Mexican accents and lachrymose style of novelas though these still play well among lower-income auds.
WELL, the swing would not make it into an instruction manual and the attire would have him escorted off some snootier courses.
And it's taken best part of a decade to shake off the shell-suit tag from snootier fashion elements.
AT a time when his second favourite golf club, Lyford Kay in the Bahamas, is reputedly feeling the effects of the US recession, the greatest- living Scotsman, Sir Sean Connery, will doubtless be glad to know that his all-time favourite club, the exclusive Royal & Ancient at St Andrews, is becoming even snootier.
He didn't endear himself to some of the snootier members at Royal Troon when he spent the entire prize giving ceremony with his face virtually concealed beneath his visor.
Yet while this may be cause for embarrassment in the city's snootier venues, our gal was clearly well used to it and offered to ring us a taxi.
A swipe that reflects my three years at Cambridge in a College that would have preferred to have been far snootier than it was, and no doubt remains.
Suddenly the band that snootier music critics had written off as a bad joke, were back in vogue.
No one can be snootier than Stephanie Beacham, who looks down her nose as if to the manor born as Lady Wilhelmina, and no one does dizzy better than Sara Crowe, who is all of a flutter as The Hon Miss Percival.
It is not like the BBC news, which aims at a snootier audience.
Ralph Fiennes is one of our snootier actors - but his brother Magnus has a fruitier job.
It's posher than Ascot, snootier than Lord's, with more toffee- noses than a royal garden party.