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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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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.
Mr Cochrane admits pulling his plans together isn't easy - and some hoteliers have snootily turned their nose up at the very idea of opening on Teesside.
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.
Lovers of the art of motion-picture photography can be overbearing when they snootily complain about the desecration wrought by television on the way a professional cinematographer has framed his scenes.
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.
It goes on to describe, cruelly, Diana's sex appeal and charm as more suitable for a short fling - but snootily says it became clear she was not suitable to romance a royal.
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".
With hindsight I'd rather snootily assumed that the upmarket family resort would be just a base for my partner and I - free of children for once - and a starting point for sophisticated adventures across the island.