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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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She imagines they might make fun of her behind her back, suspecting "overly-educated" people of snootiness.
Designer Stella McCartney has her flagship store on West 14th Street, as do Alexander McQueen and Jeffrey New York, a "megaboutique" parodied on Saturday Night Live for its trendy snootiness.
Most of these objections focus upon sins of omission--authors who, as a result of either snootiness or parochialism, have been left out of the collection.
Although the UnGala Gala was founded 20 years ago as an antithesis to black-tie snootiness, it's now the hottest black-tie ticket in town.
Even the Queen and Prince Philip came in for a whiff of upturned snootiness.
After a few pages, though, it became apparent that this snootiness was plain wrong.
Trickery, snootiness and ennui are nowhere on display.
These fears are unfounded, certainly at Springs where snootiness is conspicuous by its absence.
Also, Brook would have to explain why "third phase" series (like Will and Grace, in his estimation) demonstrated "non-Seinfeldian willingness to critique their own materialism, hypercompetitiveness, and occasional snootiness" (159).
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.