Snob is a pejorative term for a person who believes there is a correlation between social status (including physical appearance) and human worth.[1] Snob also refers to a person who feels superiority over those from lower social classes, education levels, or other social areas. The word snobbery came into use for the first time in England during the 1820s.

Caricature of American lawyer and socialite Ward McAllister (1855-1908) pointing Uncle Sam to "an English Snob of the 19th Century" and saying how he must imitate him or "you will nevah be a gentleman". Uncle Sam is shown laughing heartily.

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