Definition of snobbish adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsnɒbɪʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsnɑːbɪʃ//
(informal snobby
BrE BrE//ˈsnɒbi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsnɑːbi//
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thinking that having a high social class is very important; feeling that you are better than other people because you are more intelligent or like things that many people do not likeExtra examples He fell into the snobbish habit of connecting high social status with moral superiority. She was quite snobbish about pop culture. Snobbish universities are rejecting some of the country’s brightest students.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: snobbish