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snob

noun [C] uk   /snɒb/ us    /snɑːb/ disapproving
C2 a person who respects and likes only people who are of a high social class, and/or a person who has extremely high standards who is not satisfied by the things that ordinary people like: He's a frightful snob - if you haven't been to the right school he probably won't even speak to you. I'm afraid I'm a bit of a wine snob/a snob where wine is concerned.
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