look down on
Meaning: to think that someone is not as good as you are, or not as important as you areSynonym: disdain, scorn
- look down on sb Rich students from the city looked down on Pedro because he was from a poor family in the countryside.
- look down on sb Looking down on people who are less fortunate than oneself is a sure sign of stupidity.
Lady Crawford and her friends are in the habit of looking down on people who are