Sniffy in a sentence as an adjective

But as long as you meet the rules, you're fine, with regard to the OS. Third party code may be more sniffy.

More than a few, it's quite ridiculous so many devs are sniffy about it.

> What's "sniffy" about it?It just felt condescending to me, somehow.

I don't like the sniffy tone in the conclusion:> But its important to note what these napkin projects/test are not.

Just don't get all sniffy and whine about 'hive mind' just because your opinion is unpopular.

Still though, the sniffy "merely a toy" is kind of over the top. Are automobiles merely toys because they don't have the range, passenger capacity and speed of a Boeing 747?

I didn't mean to direct that at you personally; just that I heard plenty of sniffy remarks about the early netbooks.

More widely, Clojure's pragmatism and the fact that it's not overly sniffy about what paradigm to use is one of its nicest features.

Reestablishing the cartel on kidnapping and other violent crime is not as lucrative as selling sniffy gold.

The sniffy tone of architectural critics is irritating.

It's usual for numerics experts to be sniffy about the actual algorithms, which are often chosen for simplicity or clarity more than for their actual performance.

I think the reason people got slightly sniffy about it was the use of the word 'foreign' in a negative context, which, whether or not it is intended, will be interpreted by some as xenophobic.

The incident drew considerable attention to AnandTech, including a sniffy reference in PC Magazine to tests "purported to have been run with a prototype of the K6-3.

If it's not available in my location, and I'm willing to pay money for it, and will pay money if it is made available in my location at some future date, then the rights holders can't be too sniffy about my attempts to consume the content even if that includes unauthorised downloading.

Sniffy definitions


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"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

See also: disdainful haughty imperious lordly overbearing prideful supercilious swaggering