sniffish
adjective Date: 1923 sniffy, supercilioussniffishly adverbsniffishness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sniffish — /snif ish/, adj. haughtily disdainful; contemptuous: a sniffish dowager. [1920 25; SNIFF + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sniffish — adj. contemptuous; arrogantly disdainful; expressing a snobbish attitude …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sniffish — sniff·ish …   English syllables

  • sniffish — …   Useful english dictionary

  • sniffishly — adverb see sniffish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sniffishness — noun see sniffish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • snobbish — adj snobby, conceited, Inf. stuck up, condescending, patronizing, Inf. uppity, Inf. uppish, Inf. snotty, Inf. snooty; arrogant, Inf. up on one s high horse, haughty, cavalier, cavalierly, contemptuous, disdainful, scornful, supercilious, sniffish …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • supercilious — adj arrogant, Inf. up on one s high horse, haughty, cavalier, cavalierly, insolent, contemptuous, disdainful, scornful, sniffish, Inf. sniffy; snobbish, snobby, conceited, Inf. stuck up, condescending, patronizing, Inf. uppity, Inf. uppish. Inf.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • sniffy — [snif′ē] adj. sniffier, sniffiest Informal 1. characterized by or having a tendency to sniff 2. contemptuous; disdainful: Also sniffish sniffily adv. sniffiness n …   English World dictionary

  • snuffish — ˈsnəfish adjective Etymology: snuff (III) + ish : sniffish, touchy …   Useful english dictionary

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