snob appeal
noun Date: 1933 qualities in a product that appeal to the snobbery in a purchaser

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  • Snob-Appeal — Snob Ap|peal [snɔp|ə pi:l], (auch:) Snob|ap|peal, der [engl. snob appeal, zu: appeal, ↑Appeal] (bildungsspr.): von einem Snob, von etw. Snobistischem ausgehende [reizvolle] Wirkung, Ausstrahlung …   Universal-Lexikon

  • snob appeal — noun : qualities in a product (as high price, rarity, foreign origin, or association with an elite) that appeal to the snobbery in a purchaser whatever advantage the domestic has in price is offset by the imported s snob appeal Barrett McGurn the …   Useful english dictionary

  • Snob-Appeal — Snob Ap|peal, auch Snob|ap|peal [snɔp|ə pi:l, snɔp...] der; s: Wirkung, Ansehen, über das ein Snob verfügt; [reizvolle] Ausstrahlung, die von einem Snob od. etwas Snobistischen ausgeht …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • snob — [snɔb US sna:b] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: snob shoemaker, person of low social rank (18 19 centuries)] 1.) someone who thinks they are better than people from a lower social class used to show disapproval ▪ Stop being such a snob. ▪ I don t… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • appeal — I n. request request for review 1) to make an appeal 2) (legal) to file, lodge, make; lose; win an appeal 3) (legal) to take an appeal to a higher court 4) (also legal) to deny, dismiss, reject, throw out an appeal 5) a desperate, urgent;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • snob — noun (C) 1 someone who thinks they are better than people from a lower social class and dislikes being with them or doing the things they do: John wouldn t go to a football match, he s too much of a snob. 2 intellectual snob someone who thinks… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Snobappeal — Snob Ap|peal [snɔp|ə pi:l], (auch:) Snob|ap|peal, der [engl. snob appeal, zu: appeal, ↑Appeal] (bildungsspr.): von einem Snob, von etw. Snobistischem ausgehende [reizvolle] Wirkung, Ausstrahlung …   Universal-Lexikon

  • snobappeal — snob appeal n. Qualities that seem to substantiate social or intellectual pretensions. * * * …   Universalium

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