Definition of nosed
: having a nose especially of a specified kind —usually used in combination snub-nosed
Recent Examples of nosed from the Web
A chase ensues between the minions of a three-nosed Jabba-type beast named Igon Siruss (voiced by John Goodman) and Valerian, who has inadvertently trapped his arm between dimensions.
Six newborn white-nosed coati kits are getting used to their surroundings at Zoo Boise and periodically coming outside their den where they can be viewed by visitors.
Villaruz will have to pick up her offensive game to replace graduate Niquera Short, a hard-nosed guard with a good shooting touch.
On Leaf: Leaf is a hard-nosed stretch-four with a feathery touch from all ranges out to the corner 3-pointer.
Having a dog—or working with animals—comes with all sorts of rewards, in the form of enthusiastic greetings, unswerving loyalty and wet-nosed companionship.
A key player the past two years because of his relentless rebounding and hard-nosed play, Thompson had been mostly invisible the first three games with just 11 rebounds.
The hard-nosed coach initially injured his eye during a game on Oct. 31.
Kasowitz is no shrinking violet — he's known for being a bulldog advocating for President Donald Trump, a hard-nosed fighter willing to mix it up.
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Definition of nosed for English Language Learners
: having a nose of a specified kind
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