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 Dictionary entry overview: What does snobbery mean? 

  The noun SNOBBERY has 1 sense:

1. the trait of condescending to those of lower social status

  Familiarity information: SNOBBERY used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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The trait of condescending to those of lower social status

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Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects


snobbery; snobbishness; snobbism

Hypernyms ("snobbery" is a kind of...):

arrogance; haughtiness; hauteur; high-handedness; lordliness (overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "snobbery"):

clannishness; cliquishness; exclusiveness (tendency to associate with only a select group)

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