Lana was a supercilious or stuck-up young woman who believed that everyone should cater to her every wish. She behaved in a rude, proud, and supercilious fashion towards her companions by leaving restaurant checks for them alone to pay. Lana’s supercilious, self-centered, and superior airs annoyed so many that she soon was shunned by all of her acquaintances.
Quiz: What does it mean when someone is described as supercilious?
- She is the most popular person in a group.
- She is the silent type.
- She acts as if she were superior to or better than everyone else.