snub-nosed

[ snuhb-nohzd ]
/ ˈsnʌbˌnoʊzd /

adjective

having a snub nose: a snub-nosed child.
having a blunt end: snub-nosed pliers.

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Origin of snub-nosed

First recorded in 1715–25

Words nearby snub-nosed

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British Dictionary definitions for snub-nosed

snub-nosed

adjective

having a short turned-up nose
(of a pistol) having an extremely short barrel
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