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Meaning of “nose in the air” in the English Dictionary

"nose in the air" in British English

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nose in the air

used to ​describe 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.
(Definition of nose in the air from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nose in the air”
in Chinese (Simplified) 鼻孔朝天丆目中无人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鼻孔朝天,目中無人…
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