bluenose

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noun blue·nose \ˈblü-ˌnōz\

Definition of bluenose

  1. :  a person who advocates a rigorous moral code

bluenosed

play \-ˌnōzd\ adjective

Examples of bluenose in a sentence

  1. the editorial lambasts those bluenoses who feel they have the moral authority to dictate how other people should conduct themselves in private

1785

First Known Use of bluenose

1785



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