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stuck-up

Meaning: showing an attitude of superiority and snobbish pride

For example:

  • Helen is so stuck-up that she won't let her kids take public transport to school. She says her kids are "better than that".

  • Those posh resorts are full of stuck-up snobs who don't want to be around regular folks, or what some of them call "common people".

Quick Quiz:

Someone who is stuck-up might refuse to talk to someone who is
  1. rich
  2. high-class
  3. poor

Discuss: stuck-up

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