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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: supercilious(0.01063 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to supercilious.
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of
those one views as unworthy; “some economists are
disdainful of their colleagues in other social
disciplines”; “haughty aristocrats”; “his lordly
manners were offensive”; “walked with a prideful
swagger”; “very sniffy about breaches of etiquette”;
“his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air”;
“shaggy supercilious camels”; “a more swaggering mood
than usual”- W.L.Shirer [syn: disdainful, haughty,
lordly, prideful, sniffy, swaggering]
2: expressive of contempt; “curled his lip in a supercilious
smile”; “spoke in a sneering jeering manner”; “makes many
a sharp comparison but never a mean or snide one” [syn: sneering,
English → English (gcide)
Supercilious \Su`per*cil"i*ous\, a. [L. superciliosus, fr.
supercilium an eyebrow, pride; super over, + cilium an
eyelid; probably akin to celare to conceal. Cf. Conceal.]
Lofty with pride; haughty; dictatorial; overbearing;
arrogant; as, a supercilious officer; asupercilious air;
supercilious behavior. -- Su`per*cil"i*ous*ly, adv. --