Visit the forum if you have a language query!

give oneself airs

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
No mans error becomes his own Law; nor obliges him to persist in it.
Thomas Hobbes
Jump to: navigation, search

English

Verb

Infinitive
to give oneself airs

Third person singular
give oneself airs

Simple past
giving oneself airs

Past participle
gave oneself airs

Present participle
gives oneself airs

to give oneself airs (third-person singular simple present give oneself airs, present participle gives oneself airs, simple past giving oneself airs, past participle gave oneself airs)
  1. (intransitive) to act pretentiously, or in a snobbish manner; to swagger

See also

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE