tof·​fee-nosed ˈtȯ-fē-ˈnōzd How to pronounce toffee-nosed (audio)
chiefly British

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of toffee-nosed was circa 1925

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Cite this Entry

“Toffee-nosed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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