Definition of nose about
: to search for something (such as private or hidden information) in usually a quiet or secret way She caught him nosing about in her papers/office. The police nosed about the property for a while, but they didn't find anything.
Word by Word Definitions
: the part of the face that bears the nostrils and covers the anterior part of the nasal cavity
: this part together with the nasal cavity
: the anterior part of the head at the top or end of the muzzle : snout, proboscis
: to detect by or as if by smell : scent
: to push or move with the nose
: to move (something, such as a vehicle) ahead slowly or cautiously
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