He was educated, like Fleming, at Eton, but unlike his creator, he was no snob.
What a snob ... Oh, I understand why he wants you to go to college.
Watch as Jon Stewart schools him on the actual meaning of a “snob.”
Call me a snob, but I was prepared to be underwhelmed by the food.
And before you think I'm some Chanel-only snob, I offer this advice as a fan of street and flea markets.
There is nothing a snob hates so much as snobbery in another.
"You mane you're a snob, and don't care to associate with working-men," retorted the other.
I am far from being a snob, Archie, but Newport is really the loveliest place in America.
There is one paper which goes on every morning saying I am a snob, and I don't say no.
While he was there he contributed to The snob, the name of which suggested to him a title in after years.
1781, "a shoemaker, a shoemaker's apprentice," of unknown origin. It came to be used in Cambridge University slang c.1796, often contemptuously, for "townsman, local merchant," and passed then into literary use, where by 1831 it was being used for "person of the ordinary or lower classes." Meaning "person who vulgarly apes his social superiors" is by 1843, popularized 1848 by William Thackeray's "Book of Snobs." The meaning later broadened to include those who insist on their gentility, in addition to those who merely aspire to it, and by 1911 the word had its main modern sense of "one who despises those considered inferior in rank, attainment, or taste."