have one's nose in the air


: to behave in a way that shows one thinks one is better than other people
He's a snob and always has his nose in the air when he's around us.

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“Have one's nose in the air.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20one%27s%20nose%20in%20the%20air. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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