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Synonyms for nose

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nose, olfactory organnoun

    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"

    olfactory organ, nozzle

  2. nosenoun

    a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)

    "the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry"

    olfactory organ, nozzle

  3. nosenoun

    the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon

    "he ducked under the nose of the gun"

    olfactory organ, nozzle

  4. nosenoun

    a small distance

    "my horse lost the race by a nose"

    olfactory organ, nozzle

  5. nosenoun

    a symbol of inquisitiveness

    "keep your nose out of it"

    olfactory organ, nozzle

  6. nosenoun

    the sense of smell (especially in animals)

    "the hound has a good nose"

    olfactory organ, nozzle

  7. nosenoun

    a natural skill

    "he has a nose for good deals"

    olfactory organ, nozzle

  8. nozzle, noseverb

    a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged

    nozzle, snout, olfactory organ, snoot, schnozzle, schnoz, honker, hooter, beak

  9. intrude, horn in, pry, nose, pokeverb

    search or inquire in a meddlesome way

    "This guy is always nosing around the office"

    stab, nuzzle, dig, horn in, intrude, prize, jab, pry, wind, lever, obtrude, trespass, irrupt, thump, scent, jimmy, prise, prod, pound, poke

  10. noseverb

    advance the forward part of with caution

    "She nosed the car into the left lane"

    horn in, nuzzle, poke, wind, pry, scent, intrude

  11. scent, nose, windverb

    catch the scent of; get wind of

    "The dog nosed out the drugs"

    wrap, lift, horn in, wind up, meander, hoist, odorize, pry, wind, twist, nuzzle, odourise, wreathe, roll, wander, intrude, curve, perfume, scent, thread, weave, twine, poke

  12. noseverb

    push or move with the nose

    horn in, nuzzle, poke, wind, pry, scent, intrude

  13. nuzzle, noseverb

    rub noses

    poke, intrude, scent, pry, wind, cuddle, nest, snuggle, nuzzle, nestle, horn in, draw close

  14. noseverb

    defeat by a narrow margin

    horn in, nuzzle, poke, wind, pry, scent, intrude

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nosenoun

    snout, nozzle

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "nose":

    nasal, flair, bei, snout, pif, tarin, face, truffle, toe, bip, nosedive, ifd

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. nose

    Beak, honker, proboscis, snout, schnoz

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How to use nose in a sentence?

  1. Blake Jenner:

    I was verbally and emotionally abused for everything from the family I was born into to the clothes I would wear in photoshoots, i was scratched. I was slapped. I was punched in the face, which caused a trip to the hospital to treat my broken nose.

  2. Stephen Ward:

    If I put Pinocchio up there, its nose would be too big. It’s me. It’s me. It’s not the bull. It’s not the restaurant. They don’t like me.

  3. Mark Davis:

    I’d end up with a bloody nose, or he’d end up with a bloody nose, or cuts on our knees or something like that.

  4. An Ohio woman:

    Please hurry. He’s biting my nose.

  5. Howard Stern:

    Because it's a superhero movie they turn [ up ] their nose at it, the performance is excellent. It's a totally believable character.

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