|part of speech:
||showing an arrogant disregard, as a look, manner, or person.
The professor cast a supercilious glance at the student who dared ask such a naive question.Her aristocratic family had always held a supercilious attitude toward him.
- arrogant, cavalier, condescending, haughty, hoity-toity, lofty, patronizing, sniffy, snobbish, snooty, superior, uppity
- similar words:
- conceited, disdainful, egotistic, highfalutin, peremptory, pompous, pretentious, proud, self-important, stuck-up
||arrogant, contemptuous, haughty, lofty, superior
||superciliously (adv.), superciliousness (n.)