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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Example sentences
By remaining above the fray and beyond trends, it was both sniffy and timeless.
Nevertheless, the country is not at all sniffy about welcoming budget travellers.
They might get sniffy with you, but realistically couldn't do much if you're not tanked or offensive.
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