Meaning of snob

snob

Pronunciation: (snob), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who imitates, cultivates, or slavishly admires social superiors and is condescending or overbearing to others.
  2. a person who believes himself or herself an expert or connoisseur in a given field and is condescending toward or disdainful of those who hold other opinions or have different tastes regarding this field: a musical snob.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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