nose is out of joint

nose is out of joint
See: PUT ONE'S NOSE OUT OF JOINT.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • nose is out of joint — (your) nose is out of joint to feel upset or annoyed because you think you have not been treated well. You have to make everybody happy and be sure no one s nose is out of joint if you want people to work long hours on something special. Usage… …   New idioms dictionary

  • nose is out of joint — she is upset, he is not pleased    Ed s nose is out of joint because the Liberals lost the election …   English idioms

  • nose is out of joint — See: PUT ONE S NOSE OUT OF JOINT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • nose\ is\ out\ of\ joint — See: put one s nose out of joint …   Словарь американских идиом

  • your nose is out of joint — (your) nose is out of joint to feel upset or annoyed because you think you have not been treated well. You have to make everybody happy and be sure no one s nose is out of joint if you want people to work long hours on something special. Usage… …   New idioms dictionary

  • out of joint — See nose is out of joint …   English idioms

  • 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

  • out of joint — 1) if a system is out of joint, it is not working correctly The new regulations threw the whole system out of joint. 2) if a bone in your body is out of joint, it is not in its correct position See: nose I …   English dictionary

  • nose out of joint — noun An emotional state where someone in in a bad mood because he has been offended by or taken exception (objected) to some action. I think he got his nose out of joint when they promoted his friend but not him …   Wiktionary

  • 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 …   New idioms dictionary

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