adjective, snobbier, snobbiest.
condescending, patronizing, or socially exclusive; snobbish.
- Snob effect
noun the desire to own something that is very expensive or rare, for the supposed status one would gain by owning it
noun 1. String Oriented Symbolic Language: a computer-programming language for handling strings of symbols String Oriented Symbolic Language
A SNOBOL variant which existed only briefly. It featured built-in functions, but not programmer-defined ones. [“SNOBOL2”, D.J. Farber, R.E. Griswold and I.P. Polonsky, TR Bell Labs, Apr 1964].
SNOBOL with user-defined functions. Written in 1965. The SNOBOL 6.3 compiler for the PDP-6 and PDP-10 was written in SNOBOL. [“The SNOBOL3 Programming Language”, D.J. Farber et al, Bell Sys Tech J 45(6):895-944 (Jul 1966)]. (1994-11-04)