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Meaning of "with one's nose in the air" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WITH ONE'S NOSE IN THE AIR

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WITH ONE'S NOSE IN THE AIR

with egg on one´s face
with good grace
with impunity
with it
with might and main
with one accord
with one voice
with one´s back to the wall
with one´s bare hands
with one´s beer goggles on
with one´s eyes open
with one´s eyes shut
with one´s tail between one´s legs
with one´s tongue in one´s cheek
with open arms
with that
with the best will in the world
with the gloves off
with this
with young

WORDS THAT END LIKE WITH ONE'S NOSE IN THE AIR

a breath of fresh air
castle in the air
clear the air
compressed air
fresh air
give someone the air
hot air
in the air
into thin air
light air
lighter than air
off air
off the air
on the air
open air
out of thin air
sea air
take the air
up in the air
walk on air

Synonyms and antonyms of with one's nose in the air in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «with one's nose in the air» into 25 languages

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The translations of with one's nose in the air from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «with one's nose in the air» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

与空气中的一个人的鼻子
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

con la nariz en el aire
570 millions of speakers

English

with one´s nose in the air
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हवा में एक की नाक के साथ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مع واحد الأنف في الهواء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

со своим носом в воздухе
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

com o nariz no ar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বায়ুতে একের নাক দিয়ে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

avec son nez en l´air
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dengan hidung di udara
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

mit der Nase in der Luft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

空気中の鼻を持つ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

공중에서 하나 의 코
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Karo irung ing udhara
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

với mũi của một người trong không khí
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காற்று ஒரு மூக்கு கொண்டு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हवेत एखाद्याच्या नाकासह
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Havada birinin burnu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

con il naso in aria
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

z nosa w powietrzu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зі своїм носом в повітрі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cu nasul în aer
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

με τη μύτη ενός ατόμου στον αέρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

met ´n mens se neus in die lug
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

med näsan i luften
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

med en nese i luften
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of with one's nose in the air

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WITH ONE'S NOSE IN THE AIR»

The term «with one's nose in the air» is used very little and occupies the 164.793 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about with one's nose in the air

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WITH ONE'S NOSE IN THE AIR»

Discover the use of with one's nose in the air in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to with one's nose in the air and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
The re- lated phrase with one's nose in the air means “haughtily,” as in She thinks she's so smart; she's always walking around with her nose in the air. Also see turn up one's nose. nose into ➧ See nose in. nose out 1. Defeat by a narrow ...
Christine Ammer, 2013
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The Sterling Book of Idioms
Just take the service road to your left and follow your nose. to pay through the nose to pay an excessive price It is a grand house, no doubt, but I had to pay through my nosefor it. with one's nose in the air in a snobbish manner Prem never ...
Gratian Vas, 2000
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Allen's Dictionary of English Phrases
with one's nose in the air acting with haughty arrogance. 17th cent. William Wycherley The Gentleman Dancing-Master 1673 And your Spanish hose, and your nose in the air, make you look like a great grisled long Irish greyhound, reaching a ...
Robert Allen, 2008
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The Oxford Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus
... nose sl. precisely. put a person's nose out of joint colloq. embarrass, disconcert , frustrate, or supplant a person. turn up one's nose colloq. show disdain. under a person's nose colloq. right before a person. with one's nose in the air haughtily.
Elizabeth Jewell, 2002
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The Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus
... nose si precisely, put a person's nose out of joint colloq. embarrass, disconcert, frustrate, or supplant a person, turn up one's nose colloq. show disdain, under a person's nose cottoq. right before a person. with one's nose in the air haughtily.
Elizabeth Jewell, 2006
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Concise English Dictionary
... stick one's nose into to meddle officiously with; turn up one's nose at lo refuse or receive contemptuously; under one's very nose in full view: close at hand: with one's nose in the air in a haughty, superior manner. |O.E. nam.] nosegay noz'gd.
G. (Ed ). Davidson, 2007
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Oxford Dictionary of English
2(of an action) committed openly and boldly but without anyone noticing: he made a pass atJohn's wife, right under his nose and in his own house. with one's nose in the air haughtily. – derivatives nosed adjective [in combination] snubnosed, ...
Angus Stevenson, 2010
8
The Monthly Register of the Society for Practical Astronomy ...
... normally and is always strained by being rolled up in its socket, and the pain in the back of the neck after an all-night vigil is far from pleasant, and makes one fear that one may have to go around the rest of one's life with one's nose in the air , ...
Society for Practical Astronomy, 1914
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The Monthly Register of the Society for Practical Astronomy
... normally and is always strained by being rolled up in its socket, and the pain in the back of the neck after an all-night vigil is far from pleasant, and makes one fear that one may have to go around the rest of one's life with one's nose in the air , ...
Society for Practical Astronomy, Chicago, 1912
10
Føroysk-Ensk ordabók: with Faroese folk-lore and proverbs : ...
... put on side, throw one's weight about ; errast become braver, bolder or more spirited. errin 1) unblushing, cheeky; 2) with one's nose in the air, conceited. errinskapur haughtiness, conceit, pompousness, self-importance. ersmaur very small, ...
‎1985

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