nose out of joint

idiom

informal
used to say someone is angry or annoyed
We had to wait a while, but that wasn't any reason for him to get his nose out of joint.

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“Nose out of joint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nose%20out%20of%20joint. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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