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Snob is a pejorative term for a person who believes there is a correlation between
A snob is also a tool (an anvil) used by cobblers in the manufacture of footwear.
Snobs can through time be found ingratiating themselves with a range of prominent groups – soldiers (
Snobbery existed also in mediaeval feudal aristocratic Europe, when the clothing, manners, language and tastes of every class were strictly codified by customs or law.[
And French she spoke full fair and fetisly
After the school of Stratford atte Bowe,
For French of Paris was to her unknowe.
William Rothwell notes "the simplistic contrast between the 'pure' French of Paris and her 'defective' French of Stratford atte Bowe that would invite disparagement".
Snobbery surfaced more strongly as the structure of the society changed, and the
However, a form of snobbery can be adopted by someone not a part of that group; a