Staying aloof from others because one thinks one is superior: ‘Stuck-up snob,’ Grandpa used to whisper she liked to prove she wasn’t stuck-up
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- She looked haughty and stuck-up, her face disdainful as she looked down at me.
- And with the stuck-up snobs corralled up on the third floor landing, I skipped my way down the stairs, almost singing to myself.
- She was considered by most to be a quiet, stuck-up snob.
conceited, proud, arrogant, haughty, condescending, disdainful, patronizing, snobbish, snobby, supercilious, imperious, above oneself, self-important, overweening, lordly
informal high and mighty, snooty, uppity, uppish, big-headed, swollen-headed, hoity-toity, la-di-da, too big for one's boots