toffee-nosed

adjective
tof·​fee-nosed | \ ˈtȯ-fē-ˈnōzd How to pronounce toffee-nosed (audio) \

Definition of toffee-nosed

chiefly British

First Known Use of toffee-nosed

circa 1925, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of toffee-nosed was circa 1925

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“Toffee-nosed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toffee-nosed. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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toffee-nosed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of toffee-nosed

British, informal + disapproving : having or showing the attitude of people who think they are better than other people

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