snub–nosed

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adjective \ˈsnəb-ˌnōzd\

Definition of snub–nosed

  1. 1 :  having a stubby and usually slightly turned-up nose

  2. 2 :  having a very short barrel a snub–nosed revolver

First Known Use of snub–nosed

1725


SNUB–NOSED Defined for English Language Learners

snub-nosed

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adjective

Definition of snub–nosed for English Language Learners

  • : having a short, wide nose

  • of a gun : having a very short barrel


SNUB–NOSED Defined for Kids

snub–nosed

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adjective \ˈsnəb-ˈnōzd\

Definition of snub–nosed for Students

  1. :  having a stubby and usually slightly turned-up nose


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