noun see sniffy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sniffiness — See sniffily. * * * …   Universalium

  • sniffiness — noun The state or condition of being sniffy …   Wiktionary

  • sniffiness — sniff·i·ness …   English syllables

  • sniffiness — fēnə̇s, fin noun ( es) : the quality or state of being sniffy * * * sniffˈiness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑sniff …   Useful english dictionary

  • sniffy — adjective (sniffier; est) Date: 1871 having or expressing a haughty attitude ; disdainful, supercilious • sniffily adverb • sniffiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sniffy — sniffily, adv. sniffiness, n. /snif ee/, adj., sniffier, sniffiest. Informal. inclined to sniff, as in scorn; disdainful; supercilious: He was very sniffy about breaches of etiquette. [1865 70; SNIFF + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • airs — Synonyms and related words: affectation, affectedness, airs and graces, arrogance, artificiality, clannishness, cliquishness, contempt, contemptuousness, contumely, despite, disdain, disdainfulness, disparagement, exclusiveness, facade, false… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • arrogance — Synonyms and related words: airs, assurance, assuredness, audacity, belief, bluster, boastfulness, bold front, boldness, brash bearing, brashness, brassiness, bravado, brazenness, bumptiousness, certitude, cheekiness, clannishness, cliquishness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • contumely — Synonyms and related words: abuse, affront, airs, animadversion, arrogance, aspersion, assailing, assault, assurance, atrocity, attack, audacity, berating, billingsgate, bitter words, blackening, boldness, brickbat, bumptiousness, calumny,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • despite — Synonyms and related words: Schadenfreude, abhorrence, abomination, affront, airs, arrogance, aspersion, at all costs, at any cost, atrocity, audacity, aversion, bold front, boldness, brash bearing, brashness, brassiness, bravado, brazenness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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