Idiom: 'Cut off your nose to spite your face'

What does 'Cut off your nose to spite your face' mean?

Meaning: If you cut off your nose to spite your face, you do something rash or silly that ends up making things worse for you, often because you are angry or upset.

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Country: International English | Subject Area: Body and bodily functions | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used

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