the trait of condescending to those of lower social status
Syn: ↑snobbery, ↑snobbism
Derivationally related forms: ↑snobbish
Hypernyms: ↑arrogance, ↑haughtiness, ↑hauteur, ↑high-handedness, ↑lordliness
Hyponyms: ↑clannishness, ↑cliquishness, ↑exclusiveness

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