Snob Definition

snŏb
snobs
noun
snobs
One who despises, ignores, or is patronizing to those he or she considers inferior.
American Heritage
A person having no wealth or social rank; one of the common people.
Webster's New World
One who is convinced of his or her superiority in matters of taste or intellect.
American Heritage
A person who attaches great importance to wealth, social position, etc., having or displaying contempt for his or her inferiors and admiration for superiors.
Webster's New World
A person who feels and acts smugly superior about his or her particular tastes or interests.
An intellectual snob.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Snob

Noun

Singular:
snob
Plural:
snobs

Origin of Snob

  • Earlier snob cobbler, lower-class person, one who aspires to social prominence

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Origin unknown.

    From Wiktionary

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