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English definition of “nose in the air”

nose in the air

describes the way someone behaves when they think they are better than other people and do not want to speak to them: She walked past me with her nose in the air.Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
(Definition of nose in the air from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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