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Definitions for (noun) nose

Main entry: nose Definition: a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft) Usage: the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry

Main entry: nose Definition: the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon Usage: he ducked under the nose of the gun

Main entry: nose, nozzle Definition: a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged

Main entry: nose, olfactory organ Definition: the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals Usage: he has a cold in the nose

Main entry: nose Definition: a natural skill Usage: he has a nose for good deals

Main entry: nose Definition: the sense of smell (especially in animals) Usage: the hound has a good nose

Main entry: nose Definition: a symbol of inquisitiveness Usage: keep your nose out of it

Main entry: nose Definition: a small distance Usage: my horse lost the race by a nose

Definitions for (verb) nose

Main entry: nose Definition: defeat by a narrow margin

Main entry: nose, nuzzle Definition: rub noses

Main entry: nose Definition: push or move with the nose

Main entry: nose Definition: advance the forward part of with caution Usage: She nosed the car into the left lane

Main entry: wind, scent, nose Definition: catch the scent of; get wind of Usage: The dog nosed out the drugs

Main entry: nose, horn in, intrude, poke, pry Definition: search or inquire in a meddlesome way Usage: This guy is always nosing around the office