put on airs

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Definition of put on airs

: to act in a way that shows one thinks one is better than other people Some of her old friends have accused her of putting on airs since she became wealthy.

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“Put on airs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20on%20airs. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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