get up someone's nose

get up someone's nose

mainly BRITISH, INFORMAL
COMMON If something or someone gets up your nose, they irritate you very much. It's her manner that gets up my nose — she's so superior. This new producer looks as if he's going to get up everybody's nose.
See also: get, nose, up

get up someone's nose

irritate or annoy someone. informal
See also: get, nose, up