Look Down One's Nose Meaning

(idiomatic, usually followed by at) To regard as inferior or distasteful; to hold in contempt.

Example: 1940, Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton, The House of Lee (2005 Kessinger ed.), ISBN 9781419135378, p. 98:
  You look too high and mighty; customers would think you were looking down your nose at them.
1952, "The Press: Fried Crow, à la Mode," Time, 24 March:
  The New York Daily News's Columnist John O'Donnell, a Taftman, looked down his nose at Eisenhower's campaign.
2003, Joy Fielding, Whispers and Lies, ISBN 9780770429195, p. 7:
  [S]he has such a superior look about her, you know, like some snooty society matron, looking down her nose at the rest of us.