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But she constantly recalls what that snobbish Bines was unfair enough to tell her.

She had learned to know that Althea was not only snobbish, but self-seeking as well.

To define it was difficult, but Margaret knew what it was not: it was not snobbish.

She may not be your class; and that's just why it's snobbish.

But she wasn't as nice as she looked; in her way she was as snobbish as is Chad.

Madge knew that Alfred Thornton was snobbish and mean-spirited.

And from the mother whom those intolerant, snobbish sisters had execrated.

Herbert, if I did n't know you were cynical, I should say you were snobbish.

Snobbish town first toward outsider, but not long—after know you.

You're the only conductor I know who is not snobbish about singers.

WORD ORIGIN

1840, "pertaining to snobs," from snob + -ish. Meaning "with the character of a snob" is from 1849. Related: Snobbishly; snobbishness.

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