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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
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Other Idioms and Phrases with nose

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