snootiness

snooty

[snoo-tee]
adjective, snootier, snootiest. Informal.

Origin:
1915–20; snoot + -y1

snootily, adverb
snootiness, noun
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snooty (ˈsnuːtɪ)
 
adj , snootier, snootiest
1.  aloof or supercilious
2.  snobbish or exclusive: a snooty restaurant
 
'snootily
 
adv
 
'snootiness
 
n

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snooty definition


  1. mod.
    haughty; conceited. (As if looking down one's nose = snoot, at someone. Alludes also to having one's nose in the air meaning haughtiness.) : Tiffany can be snooty if she wants to, and she usually wants to.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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