snot-nosed


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Adj.1.snot-nosed - (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogantsnot-nosed - (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant; "a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage; "they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety"
proud - feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes"
2.snot-nosed - dirty with nasal discharge; "a snotty nose"; "a house full of snot-nosed kids"
dirty, soiled, unclean - soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; "dirty unswept sidewalks"; "a child in dirty overalls"; "dirty slums"; "piles of dirty dishes"; "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"
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Off-camera, Isko allowed himself to marvel at the winds of fate that brought a snot-nosed scavenger (he got scolded for not wiping his nose properly) to the top seat in his city.
Chances are your vintage vehicle has already outlived at least one or two owners, and if those former caretakers of your slick machine could see the snot-nosed kid that has the keys now, do you think they would approve?
You got a lot of snot-nosed kids that work at music magazines - no offence," Mustaine told Metal Hammer.
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Too young for the 1960s youth movement (he was born in 1957), Smith would nevertheless incarnate a snot-nosed vision of teenage petulance.
We have to come to terms with the fact that lately, in the playground of positive foreign relations, Pakistan is the grubby snot-nosed kid that no one wants to be friends with.
It is certainly not a destination for everyone, but those visitors willing to leave their first-world problems at the airport, spare some coins for the snot-nosed street urchins asking for help to buy a football, and embrace the mysticism that Marrakesh is most famed for, will be richly rewarded.
"Crusts on his face from nasal discharge." That was just one observation in the 6o-page report compiled on a healthy, happy, and apparently snot-nosed 2-year-old, under a new parenting surveillance program in Scotland.
"When a snot-nosed little guy from Westbrook calls me a racist, now I'd like him to come up here because, tell you right now, I wish it were 1825," LePage said, via the Press Herald.
WHEN seven millennials decided to set up a nonprofit organization, a consultant warned that they might be perceived as 'snot-nosed, spoiled Ateneans,' championing a cause but relying on their affluent parents to finance their initiatives.
troops - usually snot-nosed kids, not much beyond their teens and 20s - who didn't know what the hell was going on.
"Snot-nosed kid!" yelled an older party apparatchik, and other veterans stood up and screamed for the irreverent speaker to step down.