get (one's) nose out of joint(redirected from get somebody's nose out of joint)
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.
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