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Idioms about nose

Origin of nose

before 900; Middle English (noun); Old English nosu; akin to Dutch neus,German Nase,Latin nāsus,Sanskrit nāsā

OTHER WORDS FROM nose

noseless, adjectivenoselike, adjectiveun·nosed, adjective
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How to use nose in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for nose

nose
/ (nəʊz) /

noun
verb
See also nose out

Derived forms of nose

noseless, adjectivenoselike, adjective

Word Origin for nose

Old English nosu; related to Old Frisian nose, Norwegian nosa to smell and nus smell
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for nose

nose
[ nōz ]

n.
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.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Other Idioms and Phrases with nose

nose

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
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