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The ClueSelf-styled superiors (5 letter answer)
NotesThe answer SNOBS is uncommon, appearing about once every 425 puzzles.
Related CluesThey have upturned noses
Ones with their noses in the air
People with turned-up noses
Thackeray's "The Book of ___"
DefinitionSNOB as a noun:
1. (snob, prig, snot, snoot) = a person regarded as arrogant and annoying