Meaning of NOSE in English


noun the power of smelling; hence, scent.

2. nose ·vi to pry officiously into what does not concern one.

3. nose ·add. ·vt to beat by (the length of) a nose.

4. nose ·add. ·vt to examine with the nose or sense of smell.

5. nose ·add. ·vi to push or move with the nose or front forward.

6. nose ·add. ·vt to furnish with a nose; as, to nose a stair tread.

7. nose ·vt to utter in a nasal manner; to pronounce with a nasal twang; as, to nose a prayer.

8. nose ·vt to smell; to scent; hence, to track, or trace out.

9. nose ·vi to smell; to sniff; to scent.

10. nose ·add. ·vt to confront; be closely face to face or opposite to; meet.

11. nose ·vt to touch with the nose; to push the nose into or against; hence, to interfere with; to treat insolently.

12. nose ·add. ·vt to make by advancing the nose or front end; as, the train nosed its way into the statio;.

13. nose ·noun 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.

14. nose ·noun 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.

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