noun Date: 1845 snobbery

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  • snobbism — snob ► NOUN 1) a person who has an exaggerated respect for high social position or wealth and who looks down on those regarded as socially inferior. 2) a person who believes that their tastes in a particular area are superior to others: a wine… …   English terms dictionary

  • snobbism — snob·bism (snŏbʹĭz əm) n. Snobbery. * * * …   Universalium

  • snobbism — noun A snobbish attitude, particularly in relation to art or high culture Syn: snobbery …   Wiktionary

  • snobbism — n. arrogance, haughtiness, condescension …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snobbism — snob·bism …   English syllables

  • snobbism — s ( en) …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • snobbism — noun the trait of condescending to those of lower social status • Syn: ↑snobbery, ↑snobbishness • Derivationally related forms: ↑snobbish (for: ↑snobbishness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • snob|bism — «SNOB ihz uhm», noun. the quality of being a snob; snobbery; snobbishness: »I have no prejudice against tourists I consider that a low form of snobbism (Katherine Anne Porter). The crowds interpret his detachment as snobbism (Newsweek) …   Useful english dictionary

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