put on airs


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Verb1.put on airs - act like the master ofput on airs - act like the master of; "He is lording it over the students"
act, move - perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"