Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Adjective: sniffy (sniffier,sniffiest)  sni-fee
Usage: informal
  1. Having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette";
    - disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, supercilious, swaggering, orgulous [archaic], toplofty [US, informal]

Derived forms: sniffiest, sniffier

See also: proud

Encyclopedia: Sniffy