airs

Synonyms and related words:
affectation, affectedness, airs and graces, arrogance, artificiality, clannishness, cliquishness, contempt, contemptuousness, contumely, despite, disdain, disdainfulness, disparagement, exclusiveness, facade, false front, false show, feigned belief, front, hauteur, highfaluting ways, hypocrisy, image, insincerity, insult, lofty airs, mannerism, mere show, pretense, pretension, pretensions, prunes and prisms, public image, put-on, putting on airs, ridicule, scorn, scornfulness, sham, show, side, sniffiness, snobbishness, snootiness, snottiness, sovereign contempt, stylishness, superciliousness, swank, toploftiness, unnaturalness, vain pretensions, vaporing

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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