put so's nose out of joint
put (so's) nose out of joint definition
to cause someone to feel slighted; to cause someone to take offense. (See also get (one's) nose out of joint.) : I'm sorry we didn't invite you. We didn't mean to put your nose out of joint.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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