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Definitions of nose

  1. To smell; scent; track. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To smell; to scent; hence, to track, or trace out. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To touch with the nose; to push the nose into or against; hence, to interfere with; to treat insolently. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To utter in a nasal manner; to pronounce with a nasal twang; as, to nose a prayer. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To confront; be closely face to face or opposite to; meet. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To furnish with a nose; as, to nose a stair tread. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To examine with the nose or sense of smell. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To make by advancing the nose or front end; as, the train nosed its way into the statio; Webster Dictionary DB
  9. to beat by (the length of) a nose. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To smell or scent; to rub or push with the nose; as, horses nose each other. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To smell: to oppose rudely to the face: to sound through the nose. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. To smell. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. To smell; to sniff; to scent. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To pry officiously into what does not concern one. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. To push or move with the nose or front forward. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. To smell or scent; to pry curiously. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. defeat by a narrow margin Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. rub noses Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. advance the forward part of with caution; "She nosed the car into the left lane" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon; "he ducked under the nose of the gun" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. a natural skill; "he has a nose for good deals" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. the sense of smell (especially in animals); "the hound has a good nose" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. a small distance; "my horse lost the race by a nose" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft); "the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  27. push or move with the nose Wordnet Dictionary DB
  28. The prominent part of the face or anterior extremity of the head containing the nostrils and olfactory cavities; the olfactory organ. See Nostril, and Olfactory organ under Olfactory. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. The power of smelling; hence, scent. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. A projecting end or beak at the front of an object; a snout; a nozzle; a spout; as, the nose of a bellows; the nose of a teakettle. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. The organ of smell; scent; a snout; nozzle; a spout; anything like a nose. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  32. The organ of smell. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  33. That part of the face containing the organ of smell; the power of smelling; a prow; spout, nozle, etc. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. The organ of smell; the end of anything; scent; sagacity. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. The prominent part of the face in which is the sense of smell; a snout; a nozzle; scent. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for nose

  1. Her nose turned up and her mouth was not small. – The Rectory Children by Mrs Molesworth
  2. " Give me your nose Sir," said Mr. Lammle. – Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton
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