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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtoffee-nosedˈtoffee-ˌnosed adjective British English informal  PROUDa toffee-nosed person thinks that they are better than other people because of their social position – used to show disapproval
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toffee-nosedI thought he was a very toffee-nosed man, a good draughtsman in a commercial sort of way, very accurate of course.
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