airs and graces
Definition of airs and graces
—used to describe an overly superior or proud way of behaving. She's very rich, but she doesn't give herself any airs and graces.
Word by Word Definitions
: the mixture of invisible odorless tasteless gases (such as nitrogen and oxygen) that surrounds the earth
: a light breeze
: to expose to the air for drying, purifying, or refreshing : ventilate
: to expose to public view or bring to public notice
: to transmit by radio or television
: unmerited divine assistance given humans for their regeneration or sanctification
: a virtue coming from God
: a state of sanctification enjoyed through divine assistance
: to confer dignity or honor on
: adorn, embellish
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