The Tea Party appears to be opening its arms to Mitt Romney, even while it holds its nose.
Hillary herself hates such behavior—and yet it flourished on her watch and under her nose.
I love that you get a little crinkle above your nose when you're looking at me like I'm nuts.
His father had been physically abusive and also verbally taunted him for having too big a nose and being weak and ugly.
He said he thought of killing his stepfather: “I remember one night he made her nose bleed,” he recalled.
At last we saw the three boats approaching, towing the whale by the nose.
Bill stopped abruptly, for Murphy's fist was under his nose.
I've said the Indian must die, because he has no wart on his nose.
The brood-mare had put her nose affectionately against his arm.
He has your nose and your mouth and your eyes and everything!
Old English nosu, from Proto-Germanic *nusus (cf. Old Norse nös, Old Frisian nose, Dutch neus, Old High German nasa, German Nase), from PIE *nas- "nose" (cf. Sanskrit nasa, Old Persian naham, Old Church Slavonic nasu, Lithuanian nosis, Latin nasus "nose"). Used of any prominent or projecting part from 1530s. (nose cone in the space rocket sense is from 1949). Used to indicate "something obvious" from 1590s. Meaning "odor, scent" is from 1894.
Kiv, It could bee no other then his owne manne, that had thrust his nose so farre out of ioynte. ["Barnabe Riche His Farewell to Military Profession," 1581]Pay through the nose (1670s) seems to suggest "bleed." Many extended meanings are from the horse-racing sense of "length of a horse's nose," as a measure of distance between two finishers (1908). To turn up one's nose "show disdain" is from 1818 (earlier hold up one's nose, 1570s); similar notion in look down one's nose (1921). To say something is under (one's) nose "in plain view" is from 1540s.
"perceive the smell of," 1570s; "pry, search," 1640s, from nose (n.). Related: Nosed; nosing.
The part of the human face or the forward part of the head of other vertebrates that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract.
A police informer; stool pigeon (1830+ Underworld)
bluenose, by a nose, dog's-nose, hard-nosed, have a bug up one's ass, keep one's nose clean, look down one's nose, no skin off my ass, on the nose, pay through the nose, poke one's nose into something,powder one's nose, put someone's nose out of joint