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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Snobbish.

Usage examples (31)
  • Many would surmise it is from toffee-nosed or the like.
  • "There's none whatsoever that this is 'toffee-nosed Lymington'."
  • "I expect the toffee-nosed bugger can't unbend even as far as that."
  • After all these years I finally learn the meaning of the insult "toffee-nosed." for more
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