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Snib vs. Snob

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Snibnoun

A latch or fastening for a door, window etc.

Snobnoun

A person who wishes to be seen as a member of the upper classes and who looks down on those perceived to have inferior or unrefined tastes.

Snibnoun

(obsolete) A reprimand; a snub.

Snobnoun

(colloquial) A cobbler or shoemaker.

Snibverb

To latch (a door, window etc.).

Snobnoun

(dated) A member of the lower classes; a commoner.

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Snobnoun

(archaic) A workman who works for lower wages than his fellows, or who will not join a strike.

Snobnoun

(Cambridge University) A townsman, as opposed to a gownsman.

Snobnoun

A vulgar person who affects to be better, richer, or more fashionable, than he really is; a vulgar upstart; one who apes his superiors.

‘Essentially vulgar, a snob. - a gilded snob, but none the less a snob.’;

Snobnoun

A townsman.

Snobnoun

A journeyman shoemaker.

Snobnoun

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"’;

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Snobnoun

a person regarded as arrogant and annoying

Snob

Snob is a pejorative term for a person who believes there is a correlation between social status (including physical appearance) and human worth. Snob also refers to a person who feels superiority over those from lower social classes, education levels, or other social areas.

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