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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It's curious a snot-nosed, 18-year-old has the same vote as a father of seven.
I'm going to do a piece about snot-nosed Gap boys with little asses who work at boutiques that sell clothes for anorexic picks who make up all of 7 percent of the population.
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.
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.
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.
Its values would haunt me, however, and half a lifetime later Buddug's snot-nosed brother Gareth turned up in the disguise of a millionaire paperback publisher sporting a Rolls-Royce at the precise time when I was busy complaining that most of the people you met in positions of power in London had been at school with each other.
On the first occasion we entered a field, surveyed the latest intake of snot-nosed, gunge-eyed foals in their woolly, muddy state, and Paul explained the virtues of this "semi-feral" method that hardens weanlings off.
They also know that the word of any lying, snot-nosed kid who claims he's been smacked or shouted at is more likely to be believed than the word of a teacher with 20 years experience and an impeccable record.