get (one's) nose out of joint

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get (one's) nose out of joint

To become upset, irritated, or dejected, usually by something someone else did or said. Yeah, she's got her nose out of joint, but I don't think I said anything that offensive. The boss got his nose out of joint about something today, so I wouldn't bother him about anything unless it's absolutely necessary.
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get one’s nose out of joint

tv. to feel slighted by something someone has done; to take offense at something. (see also put someone’s nose out of joint.) You get your nose out of joint too easily about stuff like that.
See also: get, joint, nose, of, out
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