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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy.

Usage examples (35)
  • Adjective, : He was very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
  • Likewise, my exquisite abode in sniffy San Miguel.
  • Well — kind of sniffy on personal lines, like he made work about the place and was late for meals.
  • I have been accused of being "sniffy" about Kevin Kelly's meditation on eight new scarcities created by free; well, be that as it may. for more
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