nose in the air


nose in the air
   If someone has their nose in the air, they behave in a way that is meant to show that they are superior to others.
  (Dorking School Dictionary)

English Idioms & idiomatic expressions. 2014.

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  • nose in the air — see ↑nose, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑air nose in the air ◇ If you have your nose in the air, you behave in a way that shows you think you are better than other people. She walks around with her nose in the air like she s some big shot. • • • Main… …   Useful english dictionary

  • nose in the air — If someone has their nose in the air, they behave in a way that is meant to show that they are superior to others …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • with your nose in the air — phrase with an attitude that shows that you think you are better than other people He walks around with his nose in the air and doesn’t talk to anyone. Thesaurus: describing arrogant and over confident people or behavioursynonym Main entry: nose… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have your nose in the air — have (your) nose in the air with (your) nose in the air behaving as if you think you are better than other people and do not want to speak to them. Every inch the aristocrat, he always has his nose in the air …   New idioms dictionary

  • have nose in the air — have (your) nose in the air with (your) nose in the air behaving as if you think you are better than other people and do not want to speak to them. Every inch the aristocrat, he always has his nose in the air …   New idioms dictionary

  • with one's nose in the air — In a haughty, superior manner • • • Main Entry: ↑nose * * * haughtily she walked past the cars with her nose in the air …   Useful english dictionary

  • with your nose in the air — with (your) nose in the air behaving as if you think you are better than other people and do not want to speak to them. I quite often see him in the street and he always walks past with his nose in the air …   New idioms dictionary

  • with nose in the air — with (your) nose in the air behaving as if you think you are better than other people and do not want to speak to them. I quite often see him in the street and he always walks past with his nose in the air …   New idioms dictionary

  • with your nose in the air — with an attitude that shows that you think you are better than other people He walks around with his nose in the air and doesn t talk to anyone …   English dictionary

  • with one's nose in the air — haughtily. → nose …   English new terms dictionary


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