pick (one's) nose

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pick (one's) nose

1. Literally, to remove nasal mucus (i.e., "boogers") with one's finger. Tommy! Quit picking your nose, that's a filthy habit!
2. By extension, to dawdle, fool around, or waste time idly. No wonder we're losing so much money—half our staff just stands around picking their noses for most of the day!
See also: nose, pick
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I knew she would rather be lit on fire than to be seen picking her nose, but it's fun to ask questions like that.
Britney Spears has been accused of some toxic personal habits, including picking her nose and farting "unapologetically".
UNA Healy is on the warpath after her boyfriend posted a video online showing him picking her nose while she was asleep.
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Well, the Queen proved me wrong this week when she was spotted driving along a lane at Sandringham picking her nose.
Mary Gallagher is hilarious as monumentally insecure Elizabeth, who glories in creating a world of angst around the mortifying incident of being seen picking her nose by her lover.
Furthermore, one respondent witnessed his mom picking her nose while talking to a friend.
A court was told that the little girl - who was never called by her name throughout the incident - was threatened with extreme violence just for picking her nose.
Paul Osborn posted a photo of wife Sharon picking her nose.
Worse was to come - when the 25-year-old actress began picking her nose.