Sniffy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsnɪfi|  American pronunciation of the word sniffy
Brit.  |ˈsnɪfi|  British pronunciation of the word sniffy

adjective

- having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy(syn: disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, supercilious, swaggering)

very sniffy about breaches of etiquette

Examples

She wrote a sniffy letter rejecting his offer.

...she was sniffy about anyone who didn't live up to her standards for “good manners”...

very sniffy about breaches of etiquette

Word forms

adjective
comparative: sniffier
superlative: sniffiest
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