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Definition of Snob

Snob

  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.
  2. A townsman.
  3. A journeyman shoemaker.
  4. A workman who accepts lower than the usual wages, or who refuses to strike when his fellows do; a rat; a knobstick.

Snob Quotations

In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob.
Salvador Dali

It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
William Makepeace Thackeray

An intellectual snob is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture and not think of The Lone Ranger.
Dan Rather

The true snob never rests; there is always a higher goal to attain, and there are, by the same token, always more and more people to look down upon.
Russell Lynes

The true definition of a snob is one who craves for what separates men rather than for what unites them.
John Buchan
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Snob Translations

snob in Dutch is snob
snob in French is snob
snob in German is Wichtigtuer
snob in Hungarian is sznob ember
snob in Spanish is esnob
snob in Swedish is snobb

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