turn one's nose up

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Definition of 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 28 Sep. 2021.

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