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Nose meaning

nose - 18 dictionary results

  1. 1. a front that resembles a human nose ( especially the front of an aircraft); " the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry"
  2. 2. push or move with the nose
  3. 3. The prominent part of the face or anterior extremity of the head containing the nostrils and olfactory cavities; the olfactory organ. See Nostril, and Olfactory organ under Olfactory.
  4. 4. The power of smelling; hence, scent.
  5. 5. A projecting end or beak at the front of an object; a snout; a nozzle; a spout; as, the nose of a bellows; the nose of a teakettle.
  6. 6. To smell; to scent; hence, to track, or trace out.
  7. 7. To touch with the nose; to push the nose into or against; hence, to interfere with; to treat insolently.
  8. 8. To utter in a nasal manner; to pronounce with a nasal twang; as, to nose a prayer.
  9. 9. To smell; to sniff; to scent.
  10. 10. To pry officiously into what does not concern one.
  11. 11. To confront; be closely face to face or opposite to; meet.
  12. 12. To furnish with a nose; as, to nose a stair tread.
  13. 13. To examine with the nose or sense of smell.
  14. 14. To make by advancing the nose or front end; as, the train nosed its way into the statio;
  15. 15. to beat by ( the length of) a nose.
  16. 16. To push or move with the nose or front forward.
  17. 17. The organ of smell.
  18. 18. To smell.

nose - examples of usage

  1. What a wonderful thing a good nose is! - "Mrs. Peter Rabbit", Thornton W. Burgess.
  2. He intended to mind and not put his little black nose outside until old Granny Fox returned. - "The Adventures of Reddy Fox", Thornton W. Burgess.
  3. Behind her came Bowser the Hound, his nose in Granny's tracks, and making a great noise with his big voice. - "The Adventures of Reddy Fox", Thornton W. Burgess.
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