sniffily

sniffy

[snif-ee]
adjective, sniffier, sniffiest. Informal.
inclined to sniff, as in scorn; disdainful; supercilious: He was very sniffy about breaches of etiquette.

Origin:
1865–70; sniff + -y1

sniffily, adverb
sniffiness, noun
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sniffy (ˈsnɪfɪ)
 
adj , -fier, -fiest
informal contemptuous or disdainful
 
'sniffily
 
adv
 
'sniffiness
 
n

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