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- v. To make the gesture of raising one's nose, as a sign of scorn, contempt or disgust.
- v. To regard with contempt or scorn, especially in conjunction with the gesture of raising one's nose; to treat with contempt or scorn; to ignore or disregard in a contemptuous or scornful way.
- v. To refuse, especially with disgust, contempt or scorn, and especially in conjunction with the gesture of raising one's nose; to refuse with apparent disregard about offending the offerer.
A description of a gesture possibly universally understood as indicating scorn, contempt or disgust. (Wiktionary)
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