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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Example sentences
No, she is a snooty dog and generally snubs other dogs and persons she thinks
  are creepy.
Newspaper columnists revel in snooty put-downs of his work.
Snooty outsiders, both commentators and policymakers, tend to lump all this
  together.
Imagine snooty attendants with ear sets or signage that discriminates between
  customers to pander to the wealthiest customers.
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