1. [syn: snob, prig, snot, snoot]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Snob \Snob\, n. [Icel. sn[=a]pr a dolt, impostor, charlatan. Cf.
1. A vulgar person who affects to be better, richer, or more
fashionable, than he really is; a vulgar upstart; one who
apes his superiors. --Thackeray.
Essentially vulgar, a snob. -- a gilded snob, but
none the less a snob. --R. G. White.
2. (Eng. Univ.) A townsman. [Canf]
3. A journeyman shoemaker. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
4. A workman who accepts lower than the usual wages, or who
refuses to strike when his fellows do; a rat; a knobstick.
Those who work for lower wages during a strike are
called snobs, the men who stand out being "nobs"
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a person regarded as arrogant and annoying [syn: snob,
prig, snot, snoot]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
20 Moby Thesaurus words for "snob":
Brahmin, bootlicker, cold-shoulder, cut, egghead, elitist,
hanger-on, high-hat, highbrow, lickspittle, mandarin, name-dropper,
ostracize, prig, snoot, snot, snub, sycophant, toady, tufthunter