hit it on the nose

idiom

Definition of hit it on the nose

informal
: to be very accurate about something You hit it on the nose when you said she has a controlling personality.

Learn More About hit it on the nose

Dictionary Entries Near hit it on the nose

hit it

hit it on the nose

hit/knock (someone) for six

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for hit it on the nose

Cite this Entry

“Hit it on the nose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hit%20it%20on%20the%20nose. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!