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toffee-nosed

Describing someone who believes they are superior to others, especially due to their social rank or class. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. Feel free to go dine among the toffee-nosed snobs. I'm going to the pub.
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These toffee nosed posh bleeders, a title for their home, The Parliamentary leaders, must think that they're in Rome.
We have NHS dentists, MPs, hospital trust workers and many more of the toffee nosed brigade milking the country left right and centre and walking way without punishment.
For smaller varieties Toffee Nosed or Little Maid are better choices.
Other stakes winners in the family include Chanzi, Ostensible, Sharka and Toffee Nosed, and further back it is the family of Group 1 heroine Maximova.
Hills completed a double in the last race, the Robert Thompson Maiden Stakes, with Toffee Nosed, but had earlier been disappointed when his odds-on favourite River Reine was beaten by Polar Ben in the captainray.
King Carew's two previous races had come in the Derby and at Royal Ascot and he found a Newcastle maiden much more to his liking even though it took until the dying strides for him to overhaul long-time leader Toffee Nosed.
We only decided to run her at the last minute in the hope of nicking a place in a Group race so winning was a bit of a surprise," he said after his filly had seen off Zaheemah and Toffee Nosed.
BARRY HILLS scored a one-two in the European Breeders Fund Balaton Lodge Maiden Fillies' Stakes at Newmarket when Good Standing got home by one a quarter lengths from Toffee Nosed.
Hills and son Michael completed a double when Toffee Nosed, third in the Nell Gwyn Stakes in the spring, broke her duck in the seven-furlong maiden.
DEAR DAUGHTER's success at Bath, when she beat Toffee Nosed by a neck with the others in another county, was over a mile and although it looks as though she would need further, she is being kept to a mile here.
TRAINER Barry Hills delivered the old one-two when Good Standing caught stablemate Toffee Nosed inside the final furlong of Newmarket's opening race yesterday.
King Carew reigned supreme in the opening maiden event, leaving those punters who backed the odds-on Toffee Nosed with bloodied noses as the Mick Channon-trained colt picked off the hotpot in the dying strides.
Toffee Nosed cut out the slow early pace and was still at the head of affairs when the seven furlongs contest turned into a two furlong sprint.
Toffee Nosed, third in the Nell Gwyn, was beaten by Dear Daughter when odds-on favourite last time.
In-form Barry Hills saddles two runners, Relish The Thought and Toffee Nosed.