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looking down one's nose (at)

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present participle of look down one's nose (at)

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1 to show contempt for
  • The financier looks down her nose at anyone who makes less money than she does.

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2 to hold an unfavorable opinion of
  • They resented those academics who looked down their noses at the less educated.

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looking down (on or upon)

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“Looking down one's nose (at).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/looking%20down%20one%27s%20nose%20%28at%29. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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