turn one's nose up


: to refuse to take or accept something because it is not good enough
I offered the cat some food, but it turned its nose up and walked away.
usually + at
They turned their nose up at our offer.

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“Turn one's nose up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turn%20one%27s%20nose%20up. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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