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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.
At Oxford, you know, they are a bit sniffy about the lecturers who arouse enthusiasm.
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.
THE STORY OF LOUIEOLIVER ONIONS

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oligopolynoun | [ol-i-gop-uh-lee ]SEE DEFINITION