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(of a nose) slightly turned up
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  • Robespierre eyed him narrowly for a moment, peering at him over his spectacles which he had drawn down on to his tip-tilted nose.

    The Trampling of the Lilies Rafael Sabatini
  • If they are tip-tilted and frowsy it may go a little bit hard with us.

  • The little pimple on her nose—her little, sweet, tip-tilted nose—how beautiful it is.

  • Will she have a Grecian nose, or one tip-tilted like the petal of a rose?

    Idle Ideas in 1905 Jerome K. Jerome
  • Ten feet away the wrecked automobile, tip-tilted against a large maple tree, completed the picture.

    Across the Years Eleanor H. Porter
  • Someone is holding up a lanthorn and Pythagoras' tip-tilted nose shines with a ruddy glow.

    The Laughing Cavalier Baroness Orczy
  • There was much mischief peeping from those eyes around the tip-tilted nose.

  • The sensitive, tip-tilted nose to which we owe so much has been ruthlessly pierced and torn.

    Saddle and Mocassin Francis Francis Jr.
  • Tennyson speaks of them as 'tip-tilted like the petals of a rose.'

    Paul Kelver Jerome Klapka, AKA Jerome K. Jerome
  • There was no mistaking the long, tip-tilted nose of the shorter man and the glinting spectacles of the other.

    The Girl and The Bill Bannister Merwin

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