beaky-nosed


adjective

having a nose that is large, pointed, or hooked

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Example sentences from the Web for beaky-nosed

  • The beaky-nosed man fumbled in the breast of his unbuttoned vest, loosening a revolver in a shoulder holster.

    Back Home|Irvin S. Cobb
  • A nurse rose from a chair by the bed, where lay a bald-headed, beaky-nosed man groaning and raving in some terrible madness.

    The Belovd Vagabond|William J. Locke
  • "It is very absurd to have such prejudices," said the beaky-nosed man of forty.

    The Belovd Vagabond|William J. Locke
  • He was smiling just the same on Joanna's beaky-nosed husband.

    The Belovd Vagabond|William J. Locke