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  Words related to nose

Related / Similar Words: nozzle, olfactory organ, nuzzle, scent, wind, pry, poke

 

Definition:
  • a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft); "the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry";
  • the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon; "he ducked under the nose of the gun";
  • a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged;
  • 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";
  • a natural skill; "he has a nose for good deals";
  • the sense of smell (especially in animals); "the hound has a good nose";
  • a small distance; "my horse lost the race by a nose";
  • defeat by a narrow margin;
  • rub noses;
  • push or move with the nose;
  • advance the forward part of with caution; "She nosed the car into the left lane";
  • catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs";
  • search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office";

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    See Also: sniff out, scent out, smell out, nose out

     

    Hyponyms: showerhead, snout, neb, rostrum, beak, honker, hooter, nozzle, snoot, schnozzle, schnoz, conk, hawk nose, proboscis, pug nose, Roman nose, hooknose

     

    Part Meronyms: aircraft, missile, oilcan, sprinkler system, gas burner, gas jet, face, human face, upper respiratory tract

     

    Derivational Morphology: nuzzle, scent, wind, pry, poke, olfactory organ, olfactory property, smell, aroma, odor, odour, nosiness, prying, snoopiness

     

    Anagrams: sone

     

    Language Translations:
    Catalan: nas   Chinese: 鼻子  
    Danish: næse and spids   Dutch: neus  
    Esperanto: nazo   Finnish: nenä and nokka  
    French: nez   Galician: nariz  
    Georgian: ცხვირი   German: Nase  
    Greek: αιχμή   Hungarian: orr  
    Italian: naso   Japanese:  
    Korean:   Latin: nasus  
    Latvian: deguns   Malay: hidung  
    Malayalam: മൂക്ക്   Maltese: mnieħer  
    Polish: nos   Portuguese: nariz  
    Russian: нос   Slovene: nos  
    Spanish: nariz   Swahili: pua  
    Swedish: näsa and nos   Tagalog: ilong  
    Telugu: ముక్కు  
     
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