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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner characteristic of one rightly or especially wrongly convinced of his superior knowledge or taste within a field or of the intrinsic superiority of his field of interest or hobby.

Usage examples (34)
  • They snobbishly excluded their less wealthy friends from the party
  • Adjective : snobbish ideas about rank
  • They are all products of the "South" you so snobbishly dismiss.
  • We had snobbishly refused to get in line but then thought, Why not? for more
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