snot-nosed


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snot-nosed

1. slang Arrogant and snobbish. I was already bored, but now that we have a snot-nosed tour guide, I'm leaving. Did you hear how judgmental he was about our choice of wine? What a snot-nosed jerk.
2. slang Young and inexperienced. I've been in this job 20 years, and now some snot-nosed kid right out of college is going to tell me what to do? No way!
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"So what," said some snot-nosed crony of Tony's when asked to explain the audacity of New Labour's leech.
Award-winning author and environmental activist Tim Winton once summed tip the ability of the Oils to harness the essence of our nation; "Now and then I hear some old anthem surging out of an open door and in my mind's eye I see red dirt, blue sky, scrunched faces, snot-nosed children, shorebreaks and creekbeds.
A poster child for the unhappy consequences of legislative term limits, "The Terminator" asked critics of the Medicaid cuts to consider whether "health care is a right or a privilege" Clearly, the answer for Stefanick is that it is a privilege for those who can pay--and it's certainly not some perk for a bunch of snot-nosed kids in the state.
I think it is strange that a snot-nosed, 18-year-old has the same vote as a father of seven.
It's curious a snot-nosed, 18-year-old has the same vote as a father of seven."
In 1998, when some graduating Notre Dame students complained that South Bend Mayor Joseph Kernan (now Indiana lieutenant-governor) wasn't prestigious enough, the university's South Bend neighbors blasted, in letters to the editor, the "snot-nosed intellectuals" who didn't think a dedicated public servant and war hero sufficiently worthy.
Not since Gwyneth Paltrow snot-nosed her way through her Oscar thank-you speech has waterproof mascara been put through such a test.
But it seems that we are now willing to ditch Charles Dickens or Shakespeare from the curriculum just because some snot-nosed teenager has decided they are 'boring'.
You may have been a snot-nosed, full-of-yourself big-head in Popstars.
(She'd been lurking outside the window of a hunk she'd like to date, only to be surprised by the parting of a curtain and the revelation of wife and kids.) When Pamela falls again, a few scenes later, she awakens inside the fantasy: installed in a suburban cottage where pink roses trail across the trellis, and three snot-nosed children are demanding to be fed.
He's the snot-nosed kid who somehow sneaked into the plum job of chief milk monitor.
"They will have some snot-nosed kid calling them up and telling them how to run their business.
As in Tony Manero, Larrain indulges a taste for the fetid--the greasy rat tail on Nancy's balding boss, the gray chunk of gristle that Mario spits out in the lunchroom--and for emotional extremes: Mario passionately hugging Nancy's mop-haired kid brother in what seems more than gratitude, or the two lovers succumbing to a snot-nosed crying jag at their first meal together.
It could have been worse, but McGrory has since been inundated with angry emails and comments, many of which call him a mean-spirited elitist snot-nosed snob, and I'd feel sorry for the guy if I wasn't chuckling over my lunch in the pothole-plagued Canal District.
It keeps us connected to that snot-nosed little grommet we used to be.