Variant of snob
- Obsolete a person having no wealth or social rank; one of the common people
- a person who attaches great importance to wealth, social position, etc., having contempt for those whom he considers his inferiors, and admiring and seeking to associate with those whom he considers his superiors
- a person who feels and acts smugly superior about his particular tastes or interests: an intellectual snob
Origin: orig. dial. “boy, cobbler's boy” < ?
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