What does 'nose down' mean in this context?


In the movie Harry Potter, Ron receives a parcel of an old-fashioned dress from his mother.

Ron feels embarrassing.

"Well, it does match your eyes. Is there a bonnet?" Harry jokingly says.

He finds a bonet inside the parcel and holds it up towards Ron.


"Nose down, Harry." says Ron.

asked Feb 17 at 00:31 Bunch New member

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Hello.  This is only a guess, but Ron might think Harry is feeling superior, or 'sticking his nose up' at Ron's situation.  Hope this helps.

link comment answered Feb 18 at 08:24 noexpert jck4514@aol.com Expert

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