informal Show distaste or contempt for something: he turned his nose up at the job
More example sentences
- It's easy for academics to turn their nose up at it, but time shows that it's wrong to say that because something is popular it isn't worthy.
- On the other hand, this was going to give me a chance to lead from the front and surprise everyone, so I couldn't turn my nose up at it.
- While many will have no use for this feature, it's hard to turn your nose up at it.
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