In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(e)snobismo masculineout of pure snobbery — por puro (e)snobismo
- There is a lot of pretentiousness and snobbery associated with literature.
- It's bordering on elitist snobbery, and is already as boring as the series.
- Horse riding suffers from the taint of elitism and snobbery which is a legacy of the past.
- Fans of such cheap television will accuse me of snobbery and elitism.
- The old snobberies of rock purists and classical elitists make less and less sense now.
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