toffee-nosed


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toffee-nosed

  (British & Australian informal)
toffee-nosed people think that they are better than other people, especially people of a lower social class She's much nicer than that toffee-nosed sister of hers.
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Whereas local working class snobs, also Champagne socialists, used to be content to send their kids to the neighbourhood school, they deserted to send them to schools in imagined toffee-nosed areas.
Punters who find themselves chasing losses as regularly as toffee-nosed Rupert Lowe sacks managers will come to a sticky end.
IF you looked up ''creep'' in the dictionary there would be a picture of this toffee-nosed git next to it.
Hyancinth bouquet: Begonias were a favourite of Patricia Routledge's toffee-nosed neighbour from hell, left.
The deceitful, snobbish, patronising, toffee-nosed, union-hating, hypocritical, red-faced, perspiring, perjuring (can I pause for breath?
We must not leave this to a few people in Burton Green to fight this, we have to act now and do what we can to bring this deluded, toffee-nosed, short-sighted bunch of people to their senses.
Three years of the unelected and Tory toffee-nosed scum.
He famously turned down the chance to audition for director George Lucas because he was "too toffee-nosed to think that part would be of interest to act".
He has always been a menace and this new toffee-nosed kid will not wash with the readers.
The toffee-nosed titter merchant was asked for his opinion on the scandal.
TALKING of health, the wellbeing of war hero Jamie Cooper was not foremost in the minds of toffee-nosed army top brass, either.
I reckon Charlotte Church is as good a city symbol as you'll get, a larger-than-life reminder of what our patch once was - a place that worked hard and played hard, an in-yer-face town but warm-hearted with it, plenty going for it and no time for the toffee-nosed.
Producer Alan J W Bell said toffee-nosed Nellie would ruffle a few feathers as she faces off with the likes of Nora Batty.
But Craig Stein in the role again lacked the hard-edged come-on the part requires and his duo with the toffee-nosed middle class ballerina is by no means memorable and I feared occasionally for his powers of balance.