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uk   /ˈtɒf.i.nəʊzd/  us   /ˈtɑː.fi.noʊzd/ UK informal disapproving
People who are toffee-nosed ​consider themselves to be ​better than other ​people, ​especially than ​people of a ​lowersocialclass: He's a toffee-nosed ​git - take no ​notice of him!
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