One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- another term for snot-nosed
- ‘So, it was with some trepidation that I offered to expose myself to a department of the snotty-nosed blighters little darlings, even with pay.’
- ‘She was trying to sound like those snotty-nosed Brits!’
- ‘Every snotty-nosed kid, every whingeing teacher, every bad egg sandwich from the canteen, we get to hear about it.’
- ‘I was the snotty-nosed kid who raided your refrigerator at 1am.’
- ‘Imagine the band's shock when they gazed out across the crowd and instead of a wild-haired, mad-eyed, snotty-nosed insurrectionist rabble, they were greeted by nice smiles, polite applause and row upon row of well-pressed T-shirts.’
- ‘He always made time to sign autographs and have a chat to snotty-nosed kids like myself.’
- ‘She probably is a lovely girl and shouldn't waste her time on snotty-nosed people like you that think they're high and mighty in comparison.’
- ‘People would know me from when I was a snotty-nosed young fella.’
- ‘No, I was a snotty-nosed kid around the pool in Townsville when Talbot brought the kids up there.’
- ‘We're now plunging headlong into September, a month forever associated with tumbling leaves, bracing walks with large dogs and the slow arrival of snotty-nosed children onto school playgrounds.’
- ‘Only a couple were the snotty-nosed women that used to be typical of estate agents anywhere in the Kingdom.’
- ‘I just have very little tolerance for those that act like snotty-nosed little boys when things don't their way.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.