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Snobbery or snobbishness

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  • Snobbery is the action of a person who thinks he or she is more important or worthwhile than others. The plural form is snobberies.

    A person who thinks or acts this way is called a snob. Something can be snobby, snobbier, or the snobbiest.

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    Another adjective form is snobbish. The adverb form is snobbishly. And the back-formation noun from the adjective is snobbishness.

    So in the end, snobbery and snobbishness are synonyms for the same type of behavior.

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