look down one's nose
phrasal to view something with arrogance, disdain, or disapproval

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • look down one's nose —    If someone looks down their nose at a person or thing, they consider that person or thing as inferior.     Intellectuals often look down their noses at amusement parks and such …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • look down one's nose — phrasal : to view with arrogance, disdain, or disapproval usually used with at the older residents have traditionally looked down their noses at the newcomers A.G.Mezerik critics who look down their noses at these stories Upton Sinclair …   Useful english dictionary

  • look down one's nose — verb To regard as inferior or distasteful; to hold in contempt. You look too high and mighty; customers would think you were looking down your nose at them …   Wiktionary

  • look down one's nose at — To regard with contempt • • • Main Entry: ↑look look down one s nose at To look at in a supercilious or condescending way • • • Main Entry: ↑nose * * * another way of saying look down on …   Useful english dictionary

  • look down one's nose at — ► look down on (also look down one s nose at) regard with a feeling of superiority. Main Entry: ↑look …   English terms dictionary

  • look down one's nose at — idi look down one s nose at, to regard with disdain or condescension …   From formal English to slang

  • look down one's nose at — another way of saying look down on. → look …   English new terms dictionary

  • look down one's nose at — {v. phr.}, {informal} To think of as worthless; feel scorn for. * /The banker s wife has beautiful china cups, and she looked down her nose at the plastic cups that Mrs. Brown used./ * /Harry has never had to work, and he looks down his nose at… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • look down one's nose at — {v. phr.}, {informal} To think of as worthless; feel scorn for. * /The banker s wife has beautiful china cups, and she looked down her nose at the plastic cups that Mrs. Brown used./ * /Harry has never had to work, and he looks down his nose at… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • look\ down\ one's\ nose\ at — v. phr. informal To think of as worthless; feel scorn for. The banker s wife has beautiful china cups, and she looked down her nose at the plastic cups that Mrs. Brown used. Harry has never had to work, and he looks down his nose at people in… …   Словарь американских идиом

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