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synonyms for sniffy

  • aloof
  • bossy
  • cavalier
  • cocky
  • haughty
  • imperious
  • pompous
  • presumptuous
  • pretentious
  • smug
  • vain
  • assuming
  • audacious
  • autocratic
  • biggety
  • bragging
  • cheeky
  • cold-shoulder
  • conceited
  • contemptuous
  • cool
  • disdainful
  • domineering
  • egotistic
  • high-and-mighty
  • high-handed
  • insolent
  • know-it-all
  • lordly
  • on an ego trip
  • overbearing
  • peremptory
  • proud
  • puffed up
  • scornful
  • self-important
  • smarty
  • smarty-pants
  • snippy
  • snooty
  • snotty
  • stuck up
  • supercilious
  • superior
  • swaggering
  • uppity

antonyms for sniffy

MOST RELEVANT
  • humble
  • modest
  • shy
  • timid
  • unsure
  • meek
  • servile
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        How to use sniffy in a sentence

        Then when Amy was so sniffy—excuse me, Amy—about having boys in the party, why, I had to promise not to tell.
        AMY IN ACADIAHELEN LEAH REED
        Bearded sniffy old men sitting and demanding that we bear children.
        MAIN STREETSINCLAIR LEWIS
        This you will find obscure, but study it well—though strictly in private, so as not to give me away as a sniffy critic.
        THE LETTERS OF HENRY JAMES, VOL. IIHENRY JAMES
        At Oxford, you know, they are a bit sniffy about the lecturers who arouse enthusiasm.
        ATLANTIC NARRATIVESMARY ANTIN
        If she thinks people are unkind to Daisy or sniffy about her, she'll stick to her like a leech.
        EAST OF SUEZWILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
        Twice between three o'clock and breakfast time he met the Housekeeper scuttling along the halls on the same sniffy errand.
        THE SICK-A-BED LADYELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
        His brother could sniff and smell anything, wherever it might be hidden, and he was called Sniffy.
        THE CHILD'S WORLDHETTY BROWNE, SARAH WITHERS, W.K. TATE
        Squeaky lay in the box all night, and wondered what Sniffy and Sharpeyes were doing.
        THE CHILD'S WORLDHETTY BROWNE, SARAH WITHERS, W.K. TATE
        And—to his shame Raymond heard it gleefully—she had a "sniffy little cold" that made going out impossible.
        THE SHIELD OF SILENCEHARRIET T. COMSTOCK
        But no, you won't have; you're always a bit sniffy about Miriam, you see, and that doesn't encourage people to talk.
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