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The ClueSupercilious (6 letter answer)
NotesThe answer SNOOTY is rarely seen, appearing only about once every 1000 puzzles.
Having one's nose in the air
DefinitionSNOOTY as an adjective:
1. (bigheaded, persnickety, snooty, snot-nosed, snotty, stuck-up, too big for one's breeches, uppish) = (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant; "a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage; "they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety"