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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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Kenny, wearing a fake beard, said snootily: "Oooh, da-ah-ling, do please get it right."
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.
THE rather snootily named Sizaire-Berwick, built before the First World War, was rather well connected.
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." She forced him to toughen up and try to connect with people he is obviously uncomfortable with, but will need in November.
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.
After Lyon come Fenerbahce, managed by the continually successful Christoph Daum, who has reminded Germany and German clubs what they turned their back on when they snootily snubbed him because of his allegedly colourful private life.
Mondale made the mistake of snootily telling Coleman, "You have been an arbitrary right-to-lifer.
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.