The definition of a snob is a person who looks down on certain people and things and who considers himself better or more refined.(noun)
A person who says he only drinks $1000 bottles of wine is an example of someone who would be described as a wine snob.
See snob in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: orig. dial. “boy, cobbler's boy” < ?
See snob in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Earlier snob, cobbler, lower-class person, person who aspires to social prominence.
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