Definition of airs and graces in English:
derogatory An affectation of superiority.
- You've taken on a few airs and graces lately, haven't you Tim?
- He was at Man United but there's no airs and graces about Teddy.
- Despite being raised the daughter of a brigadier, and despite stints at both the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre, there are no airs and graces to Juliet Stevenson.
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