HyperDic: snobbishness

English > 1 sense of the word snobbishness:
NOUNattributesnobbishness, snobbery, snobbismthe trait of condescending to those of lower social status
English > snobbishness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe trait of condescending to those of lower social status.
Synonymssnobbery, snobbism
Narrowerclannishness, cliquishness, exclusivenesstendency to associate with only a select group
Broaderarrogance, haughtiness, hauteur, high-handedness, lordlinessoverbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
Spanishesnobismo, snobismo
Adjectivessnobbishbefitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior

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