Definition of snotty in English:


Line breaks: snotty
Pronunciation: /ˈsnɒti

adjective (snottier, snottiest)

1Full of or covered with nasal mucus: a snotty nose
More example sentences
  • While it's in there it should also learn how to wipe it's snotty nose, sleep through the night, and how to fix mama a hot dog.
  • Dante had a really snotty nose yesterday which was pretty gross.
  • Of course, it could be because Franklin has a particularly snotty nose at the moment.
2Having or showing a superior or conceited attitude: a snotty letter
More example sentences
  • I know it's great fun for people to get all snotty and snide over things about which they apparently know nothing.
  • The attractive part of the vocal delivery is the tone, the snotty sneer with which nearly every line is delivered.
  • Go read the whole thing for the snotty tone; note here that he manages not to understand the powers of several major characters.



More example sentences
  • Thankfully there were no other people in the room to be snottily disdainful, but Naomi looked a little taken aback.
  • I got told very snottily to wait, when I asked why, and why I was being kept from patrol duties there wasn't a proper answer so I got on with the job I'm paid to do.
  • ‘You're welcome,’ I responded just as snottily.


More example sentences
  • Or would it create another level of snottiness and exclude people with innate talent who shunned school in favor of experimentation?
  • That's merely amusing in its snottiness but this is despicable.
  • He encountered a bit of snottiness, didn't he, because of his Yorkshire accent?

Definition of snotty in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day deictic
Pronunciation: ˈdeɪktɪk
denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...