nosed

adjective
\ ˈnōzd How to pronounce nosed (audio) \

Definition of nosed

: having a nose especially of a specified kind usually used in combination snub-nosed

Examples of nosed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Enter Flores, the hard-nosed, disciplined coach who came on board this offseason after he was fired by the Dolphins (and is suing the Dolphins and the NFL for racial discrimination) despite compiling a 19-14 record the last two seasons. Ben Volin, BostonGlobe.com, 4 June 2022 That first title came with Saban’s calling card at his many stops: a tough-nosed, old-school defense. Ryan Ford, Detroit Free Press, 8 May 2022 Davion brings a physical presence as a tough-nosed hybrid forward. Adam Zagoria, Forbes, 13 Oct. 2021 The tough-nosed linebacker for the Steelers played in five Pro Bowls, twice led the league in sacks and was the Defensive Player of the Year in 1996. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10 May 2021 So the actor's mere presence as the star of Big Shot — about a famously temperamental, hard-nosed college basketball coach who is demoted to a girls' high school team — somewhat undermines the show's premise. Kristen Baldwin, EW.com, 12 Apr. 2021 Look, for Coach Greg Salter to get this team into the postseason would be quite an accomplishment considering the tough-nosed losses and the 0-3 start. Jim Derry | Staff Writer, NOLA.com, 25 Nov. 2020 The tough-nosed toughness, the D-line is built on physicality. Mark Inabinett | Minabinett@al.com, al, 26 Oct. 2020 With every wet-nosed nuzzle, therapy dogs help a community grieve in Uvalde, Texas, as funerals begin for the 21 victims of last week's attack. Laura L. Davis, USA TODAY, 31 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of nosed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jun 2022

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“Nosed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nosed. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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