What is the meaning of "put on airs"?

The meaning of "put on airs" is:

to pretend to be more important than you really are


What is the definition of "put on airs"?

The definition of "put on airs" is:

to pretend to be more important than you really are



"put on airs" means

to pretend to be more important than you really are

Example Sentences:

The new boss put on airs by lying to his employees about things he had done in the past.

A: Did you know that I was once the best football player in my school?
B: Really?
A: Yeah. I was captain of the team and everything!
B: How many students were in your school?
A: Um, 100.
B: Stop putting on airs, I bet anyone could have been the captain!

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