Examples of nostril in a Sentence
My left nostril is stuffed up.
She left in a rage, her nostrils flaring.
Recent Examples of nostril from the Web
The vulnerable pig-nose turtle has a little snout, two large nostrils, and wide flippers.
Naloxone can restore a person's breathing after it is injected or sprayed in the nostrils, quickly bringing overdose victims back from near-death.
Unlike January's Tide Pod Challenge, there was no critical mass of teenagers talking about flossing their nostrils with contraceptives—but that didn't stop people from claiming otherwise.
The challenge involves snorting an unwrapped condom up one nostril, then pulling the condom from the throat out the mouth, reported Newsweek.
Her right nostril drips annoyingly apace from her parking space on Wooster all the way to the West Side Highway.
The latest challenge involves snorting a condom up one nostril, inhaling, and finally pulling it from the throat out the mouth.
Male anglerfish, which are only a fraction of the size of their mates, use their large, sensitive eyes and nostrils to help them home in on a chemical emitted by females.
Patients usually lay on their back and a spay is administered into one nostril.
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NOSTRIL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nostril for English Language Learners
: one of the two openings of the nose
NOSTRIL Defined for Kids
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