"nose out of joint" Definition

  1. TO PUT ONE’S; to supplant, supersede, or mortify a person by excelling him.

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Position in the dictionary: 2393 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: nose ’em, nose-bag, nose-ender, noser, notional, nouse, nowhere, number of his mess, nurse, nut
Previous words in the dictionary: nose in the manger, nose, norwicher, north country compliment, north, norfolk-howards, nooning, non-com, noli-me-tangere, nobby

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