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smell: you must be smell yourself

 [cf. Trin. smell yourself think you are an adult (Winer); cf. Guy. smelling yourself putting on airs (Yansen 41); nautical smell the spot bend over for a beating DSS; DHS smell a boastful, conceited boy] phr. You are too impudent: Me and her had big row—I ask her if she smell herself (Nassau). <Nassau, Eleu.>

 you must be smell your top lip [cf. preceding] phr. retort to someone remarking about an unpleasant smell. <Nassau>

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Last update: 2011-09-26 19:09
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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