Translation of supercilious in Spanish:

supercilious

desdeñoso, adj.

Pronunciation /suːpəˈsɪlɪəs//ˌsupərˈsɪliəs/

adjective

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    desdeñoso
    altanero
    • She in turn can no longer stand what she calls ‘his supercilious smirk.’
    • Darcy, though attracted to the next sister, the lively and spirited Elizabeth, greatly offends her by his supercilious behaviour at a ball.
    • In addition, he simply disliked her supercilious nature.
    • And getting a reporter to print it without immediately following it with something supercilious is an even more awe-inspiring talent.
    • It's all beautifully acted, but I didn't care about Susan and John and their tremulous relationship, laden with supercilious, middlebrow significance.
    • It was a different man this time, but he had the same supercilious expression,
    • It is a fellow wine-lover who enthusiastically wants you to try something they have found, rather than a supercilious guardian of stuffy good taste.
    • She's also married to a supercilious English barrister.
    • It's awfully supercilious when it should be just silly.
    • So of course Karen and the other girls have been acting normal and even maybe a bit more supercilious at school, spreading rumors about Rebecca.
    • Yeah, I kinda get irritated with people that seem supercilious about not having a TV.
    • The voice of the narrator is a somewhat supercilious one, observing and comparing the rites from the train window.
    • He is dressed in a sleeveless sweater, striped shirt and tie, and gives the impression of being supercilious, humorless and disengaged.
    • He unfolded the step-ladder, silently with a supercilious gesture of his hand declined my request to help him, and climbed right up to the roof.