Annoy at someone, upset, resentful

Etymology:

  • This idiom is peculiar in sense that the nose of a person doesn’t have a joint. Our nose has some interesting stuff like some upper lateral cartilage, medical crural footplate, infratip lobule or pyriform aperture, but doesn’t have any joint. The origin of this expression dates back to 1580.
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Martin had his nose out of joint when he saw Zola given the first spot.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Additional definitions for 'Nose Out of Joint':

nose out of jointAn emotional state where someone is in a bad mood because he/she has been offended by or taken exception (objected) to some action.
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الأنف من المفصل

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