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Definition of supercilicious

"Supercilicious" is probably misspelled. Trying supercilious instead Definition of supercilious

1. supercilious [ a ] having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
Examples: "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other disciplines" "haughty aristocrats" "his lordly manners were offensive" "walked with a prideful swagger"

Used in print:

(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)

His steps were short and stiff , and , with his head thrown_back , his progress was a supercilious strut .

Synonyms swaggering haughty supercilious sniffy prideful lordly disdainful Related Terms proud

2. supercilious [ a ] expressive of contempt
Examples: "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"

Synonyms sneering snide supercilious Related Terms uncomplimentary

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