having a thin, pointed nose.
having a sharp or projecting front: a sharp-nosed airplane.
having a keen or sensitive sense of smell.

Nearby words

  1. sharp-eared,
  2. sharp-edged,
  3. sharp-eyed,
  4. sharp-focus realism,
  5. sharp-freeze,
  6. sharp-set,
  7. sharp-shinned hawk,
  8. sharp-sighted,
  9. sharp-tailed grouse,
  10. sharp-tailed sparrow

Origin of sharp-nosed

First recorded in 1555–65

Related formssharp-nosed·ly [shahrp-nohzd-lee, -noh-zid-] /ˈʃɑrpˈnoʊzd li, -ˈnoʊ zɪd-/, adverbsharp-nosed·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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