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



BrE BrE//ˈsnuːti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsnuːti//
(informal snotty) (snootier, snootiest) (disapproving)
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treating people as if they are not as good or as important as you synonym snobbish Word Originearly 20th cent.: from snoot + -y; compare with snotty.Extra examples I got a snooty letter threatening legal action. Reviewers are still a little snooty about self-published books. She was frightfully snooty and superior.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: snooty