- a downward-sloping, adjustable aircraft nose, which increases visibility for the pilot during takeoff and landing.
- an aircraft with this type of nose.
- an adjustable flap at the leading edge of an aircraft wing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM droop nosedroop-nosed, adjectivedroop-noser, noun
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How to use droop nose in a sentence
I will turn my nose up when you offer me the rest of some delicious pastry that you nibbled on.
They should have pointed the nose of the Airbus down and applied more power.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A spandex mask stretched over his face, covering his eyes and nose.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The struggle continues and Chan is punched, suffering a broken nose.
Also, your nose is in front of your face and the sun will come up tomorrow.
His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Sympathising with its desires, Benjy changed his posture, and managed just to touch the nose of his enemy.
He looked up, half shutting his one funny eye, and cocking one ear up, and letting the other droop down.
He walked first to one side, and then the other, rooting in the dirt with his funny, rubbery nose.
He shut his fist and hit Butterface a weak but well intended right-hander on the nose.