put+on+airs

  • 1 put on airs — {v. phr.} To show conceit; act in a superior or condescending manner. * /The fact that her parents own a villa in Capri is no reason for Amanda to keep putting on airs./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 2 put on airs — {v. phr.} To show conceit; act in a superior or condescending manner. * /The fact that her parents own a villa in Capri is no reason for Amanda to keep putting on airs./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 3 put on airs — If someone puts on airs, they pretend to be grander and more important than they really are …

    The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 4 put on airs — verb to become haughty, to assume a haughty manner Even Timothy, the jointed wooden lion, who was made by the disabled soldiers, and should have had broader views, put on airs and pretended he was connected with Government …

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  • 5 put on airs — pretend you are better or richer or smarter    Martha would never put on airs. She is very sincere …

    English idioms

  • 6 put\ on\ airs — v. phr. To show conceit; act in a superior or condescending manner. The fact that her parents own a villa in Capri is no reason for Amanda to keep putting on airs …

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  • 7 put on airs — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. brag, show off, make pretensions; see strut …

    English dictionary for students

  • 8 put on airs — act as though one is better than others, show off …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 9 put on airs — verb act like the master of He is lording it over the students • Syn: ↑lord it over, ↑queen it over, ↑act superior • Hypernyms: ↑act, ↑move • Verb Frames …

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  • 10 airs / heirs —    Airs refers to snobbish and artificial behavior: Portia Radclyffe put on airs at the fine dinner party just because she had a few diamonds dangling from her neck.    Heirs are people who, because they are family, will inherit an estate or… …

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  • 11 airs / heirs —    Airs refers to snobbish and artificial behavior: Portia Radclyffe put on airs at the fine dinner party just because she had a few diamonds dangling from her neck.    Heirs are people who, because they are family, will inherit an estate or… …

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  • 12 put on the dog — (US) To put on airs, behave showily • • • Main Entry: ↑dog * * * informal behave in a pretentious or ostentatious way we have to put on the dog for Anne Marie * * * put on the dog US informal + old fashioned : to pretend that you are very stylish …

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  • 13 put on — Synonyms and related words: Parthian shot, accelerate, act, act a part, administer, affect, affectation, affected, affectedness, airs, airs and graces, apocryphal, apply, apply to, artificial, artificiality, assume, assumed, back answer, banter,… …

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  • 14 put — [c]/pʊt / (say poot) verb (put, putting) –verb (t) 1. to move or place (anything) so as to get it into or out of some place or position: to put money in one s purse. 2. to bring into some relation, state, etc.: put everything in order. 3. to… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 airs — n. affected manners to give oneself, put on airs * * * put on [ affected manners ] to give oneself …

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  • 16 put on the dog or the ritz — idi+inf put on the dog or the ritz, to assume an attitude of wealth or importance; put on airs …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 airs — noun affected manners intended to impress others (Freq. 2) don t put on airs with me • Syn: ↑pose • Derivationally related forms: ↑pose (for: ↑pose) …

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  • 18 put on the dog — verb To dress up; to put on airs; to make a show of wealth and/or importance; to be pretentious …

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  • 19 Put on the dog — behave pretentiously; put on airs …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 20 put on the dog — Australian Slang behave pretentiously; put on airs …

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