Definition of toffee nose in US English:

toffee nose


  • See toffee-nosed

    • ‘In this my watchword is fairness in all things, especially when pushy upper-class women poke their toffee noses in matters which do not concern them, such as the arrangements made by honourable members with regard to their expenses.’
    • ‘Of course York is a cut above the ghettos of Doncaster, Sheffield and Harrogate, which sticks its toffee nose in the air while licensing lap dancing clubs.’