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nose

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of nose

  1. 1 the part of the face bearing the nostrils and nasal cavity <with that nose, the baby sure looks like his father> Synonyms beak, conk [chiefly British slang], honker [slang], neb, nozzle [slang], proboscis, schnoz (or schnozz) [slang], schnozzle [slang], smeller, snoot, snout Related Words pug, pugnose

  2. 2 the last and usually sharp or tapering part of something long and narrow <bent the wire around the nose of the pliers> Synonyms apex, cusp, end, nib, point, pike, tipRelated Words pinpoint; prong, tine; barb, jag, prickle, snag, spike, sticker




nose

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of nose

  1. 1 to become aware of by means of the sense organs in the nose <could nose the garbage from across the street> Synonyms smell, scent, sniff, snuff, whiffRelated Words breathe, drink (in), inhale, respire; snort, snuffle; savor (also savour)

  2. 2 to interest oneself in what is not one's concern <a neighbor who likes to nose around and discover everyone's secrets> Synonyms butt in, interlope, intermeddle, intrude, meddle, mess, muck (about or around), interfere, obtrude, poke, pry, snoopRelated Words intercede, interpose, intervene; barge (in), chisel (in), encroach, infringe, invade, trespass; fiddle, fool, monkey, play, tamperNear Antonyms avoid, eschew, shun; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook

  3. 3 to move slowly <the line to get tickets is just nosing, so we are going to be here for a while> Synonyms creak (along), creep, drag, inch, limp, crawl, ooze, plod, poke, slouch, snailRelated Words lumber, shamble, shuffle, tramp, trudgeNear Antonyms float, glide, sail; hurry, tearAntonyms fly, race, speed, whiz (or whizz), zip




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