get one’s nose out of joint

get one’s nose out of joint
tv. to feel slighted by something someone has done; to take offense at something. (See also ut someones nose out of joint.)
You et your nose out of joint too easily about stuff like that.
Now, don’t get your nose out of joint. She didn’t mean it.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • 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

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  • nose — ► NOUN 1) the facial part projecting above the mouth, containing the nostrils and used in breathing and smelling. 2) the front end of an aircraft, car, or other vehicle. 3) the sense of smell. 4) an instinctive talent for detecting something. 5)… …   English terms dictionary

  • nose — nose1 W2S2 [nəuz US nouz] n ↑ear, ↑nose, ↑tooth, ↑eye ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(on your face)¦ 2 (right) under somebody s nose 3 stick/poke your nose into something 4 keep your nose out (of something) 5 turn your nose up (at something) 6 with your nose in the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nose — /noʊz / (say nohz) noun 1. the part of the face or head which contains the nostrils, affording passage for air in respiration, etc. 2. this part as the organ of smell: the aroma of coffee greeted his nose. 3. the sense of smell: a dog with a good …  

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  • nose — n. & v. n. 1 an organ above the mouth on the face or head of a human or animal, containing nostrils and used for smelling and breathing. 2 a the sense of smell (dogs have a good nose). b the ability to detect a particular thing (a nose for… …   Useful english dictionary

  • nose — [[t]no͟ʊz[/t]] ♦♦♦ noses, nosing, nosed 1) N COUNT: oft poss N Your nose is the part of your face which sticks out above your mouth. You use it for smelling and breathing. She wiped her nose with a tissue... She s got funny eyes and a big nose.… …   English dictionary

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