look down on

[look down on] also [look down upon] {v.} To think of (a person orthing) as less good or important; feel that (someone) is not as goodas you are, or that (something) is not worth having or doing; considerinferior.

Mary looked down on her classmates because she was betterdressed than they were.

Jack looked down on Al for his poormanners.

Miss Tracy likes tennis but she looks down on football astoo rough.