cock a snook at

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Definition of cock a snook at

British, informal
: to show that one does not respect or value (something) He never misses a chance to cock a snook at modern art.

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“Cock a snook at.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cock%20a%20snook%20at. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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