put nose out of joint

put nose out of joint
put (someone's) nose out of joint informal to upset or annoy someone.

Martin refused to let her chair the meeting which rather put her nose out of joint.


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  • put someone's nose out of joint — 1. To supplant someone in another s love or confidence 2. To disconcert, rebuff or offend someone • • • Main Entry: ↑join put someone s nose out of joint see under ↑join • • • Main Entry: ↑nose * * * put someone’s nose out of joint …   Useful english dictionary

  • put someone's nose out of joint — put (someone s) nose out of joint informal to upset or annoy someone. Martin refused to let her chair the meeting which rather put her nose out of joint …   New idioms dictionary

  • put somebody's nose out of joint — If you put someone s nose out of joint, you irritate them or make them angry with you …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • put someone's nose out of joint — ► put someone s nose out of joint informal offend someone or hurt their pride. Main Entry: ↑nose …   English terms dictionary

  • put somebody's nose out of joint — put sb s ˈnose out of joint idiom (informal) to upset or annoy sb, especially by not giving them enough attention Main entry: ↑noseidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • put one's nose out of joint — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To make you jealous; leave you out of favor. * /When Jane accepted Tom s invitation it put Jack s nose out of joint./ 2. To ruin your plans; cause you disappointment. * /Joe s mother put his nose out of joint by not… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put one's nose out of joint — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To make you jealous; leave you out of favor. * /When Jane accepted Tom s invitation it put Jack s nose out of joint./ 2. To ruin your plans; cause you disappointment. * /Joe s mother put his nose out of joint by not… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put someone’s nose out of joint — tv. to ause someone to feel slighted; to cause someone to take offense. (See also get one’s nose out of joint.) □ I’m sorry we didn’t invite you. We didn’t mean to put your nose out of joint. □ Now, now, that shouldn’t put your nose out of joint …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • put\ one's\ nose\ out\ of\ joint — v. phr. informal 1. To make you jealous; leave you out of favor. When Jane accepted Tom s invitation it put Jack s nose out of joint. 2. To ruin your plans; cause you disappointment. Joe s mother put his nose out of joint by not letting him go to …   Словарь американских идиом

  • nose out of joint —    If something puts your nose out of joint, it offends or annoys you.     When he discovered he wasn t on the invitation list, that really put his nose out of joint! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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