HyperDic: sniffy

English > 1 sense of the word sniffy:
ADJECTIVEallsniffy, disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, supercilious, swaggeringhaving or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
sniffy > pronunciation
Soundssnih'fiy
Rhymesapostrophe ... typography: 53 rhymes with fiy...
English > sniffy: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy.
Example "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"
Synonymsdisdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, supercilious, swaggering
BroaderproudFeeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth
Spanishaltivo, arrogante, desdeñoso, despectivo, imperioso, orgulloso, soberbio
Catalanarrogant, desdenyós, despectiu, imperiós, superb

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