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pug nose

noun

Definition of pug nose

  1. :  a nose having a slightly concave bridge and flattened nostrils

pug–nosed

play \ˈpəg-ˌnōzd\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of pug nose

1pug


First Known Use: 1777


PUG NOSE Defined for Kids

pug nose

noun

Definition of pug nose for Students

  1. :  a usually short nose turning up at the end




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