snub-nosed

adjective \ ˈsnəb-ˌnōzd \

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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SNUB-NOSED Defined for English Language Learners

snub-nosed

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

adjective \ ˈsnəb-ˈnōzd \

Definition of snub-nosed for Students

: having a stubby and usually slightly turned-up nose


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