Supercilious in a sentence as an adjective

I would thank you, my supercilious friend, to not ******* put words in my mouth, okay?

You're right, sorry - it was the supercilious tone I objected to.

I'm not advocating this supercilious attitude, I'm saying it's a mistake that leads to worse languages.

Obsession with trivia and a supercilious tone are sure signals of a B-player in my experience.

How dare you not respect my naming preference, you supercilious tyrannical bigot.

You had an opportunity to provide useful information here, but instead just chose to cop a supercilious attitude.

I don't know, there seems something unpleasantly supercilious about taking a software project that's obviously written to a high standard and saying you think it's a joke.

Bear in mind that "real person", having been relieved of this burden of work, is now free to pursue a life of leisure; realising immediately the long-cherished human dream of robot serfdom, and no doubt sitting in splendour in their fully automated luxury condo exchanging witty banter with a supercilious android butler and enjoying the soccer on TV. Or, well, trying to.

They had exorbitant licensing schemes where Java was free, didn't make it easy for programmers to try Smalltalk out, and had a supercilious "we're the best, bow before us" attitude that extended into the technology itself, making interop harder than it needed to be and so on.

Supercilious 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 sniffy swaggering


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"

See also: sneering snide