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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: supercilious (0.01063 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to supercilious.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: supercilious supercilious 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, snide]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Supercilious 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. -- Su`per*cil"i*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]

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