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give_oneself_airs

give oneself airs

English

Verb

give oneself airs (third-person singular simple present gives oneself airs, present participle giving oneself airs, simple past gave oneself airs, past participle given oneself airs)

  1. (intransitive) to act pretentiously, or in a snobbish manner; to swagger

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See also

  • airs and graces