snub-nosed

adjective
\ ˈsnəb-ˌnōzd How to pronounce snub-nosed (audio) \

Definition of snub-nosed

1 : having a stubby and usually slightly turned-up nose
2 : having a very short barrel a snub-nosed revolver

First Known Use of snub-nosed

1725, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of snub-nosed was in 1725

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“Snub-nosed.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snub-nosed. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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snub-nosed

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English Language Learners Definition of snub-nosed

: having a short, wide nose
of a gun : having a very short barrel

snub-nosed

adjective
\ ˈsnəb-ˈnōzd \

Kids Definition of snub-nosed

: having a stubby and usually slightly turned-up nose

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