Definitions of nose:
  • noun:   a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)
    Example: "The nose of the rocket heated up on reentry"
  • noun:   the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon
    Example: "He ducked under the nose of the gun"
  • noun:   the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals
    Example: "He has a cold in the nose"
  • noun:   a natural skill
    Example: "He has a nose for good deals"
  • noun:   the sense of smell (especially in animals)
    Example: "The hound has a good nose"
  • noun:   a small distance
    Example: "My horse lost the race by a nose"
  • noun:   a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
  • verb:   defeat by a narrow margin
  • verb:   push or move with the nose
  • verb:   advance the forward part of with caution
    Example: "She nosed the car into the left lane"
  • verb:   catch the scent of; get wind of
    Example: "The dog nosed out the drugs"
  • verb:   search or inquire in a meddlesome way
  • verb:   rub noses
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #50199)

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