nose about

Definition of nose about

British

  1. :  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

noseplay
  1. :  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

  1. :  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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