Definition: assuming one is better than others
Part of Speech: Adjective
Synonym(s): arrogant, pompous
Antonym(s): humble, unpretentious
1. Hank is a supercilious man who believes he’s smarter than all of his coworkers.
2. Because the singer is a supercilious woman, she demands a private elevator in her apartment building.
3. My aunt is so supercilious she refuses to speak to anyone who doesn’t live in her exclusive neighborhood.