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nose

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of nose

  1. 1 the part of the face bearing the nostrils and nasal cavity with that nose, the baby sure looks like his father Synonyms of nose beak, conk [chiefly British slang], honker [slang], neb, nozzle [slang], proboscis, schnoz (or schnozz) [slang], schnozzle [slang], smeller, snoot, snout Words Related to nose pug, pugnose

  2. 2 the last and usually sharp or tapering part of something long and narrow bent the wire around the nose of the pliers Synonyms of nose apex, cusp, end, nib, point, pike, tipWords Related to nose pinpoint; prong, tine; barb, jag, prickle, snag, spike, sticker


nose

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of nose

  1. 1 to become aware of by means of the sense organs in the nose could nose the garbage from across the street Synonyms of nose smell, scent, sniff, snuff, whiffWords Related to nose breathe, drink (in), inhale, respire; snort, snuffle; savor (also savour)

  2. 2 to interest oneself in what is not one's concern a neighbor who likes to nose around and discover everyone's secrets Synonyms of nose butt in, interlope, intermeddle, intrude, meddle, mess, muck (about or around), interfere, obtrude, poke, pry, snoopWords Related to nose intercede, interpose, intervene; barge (in), chisel (in), encroach, infringe, invade, trespass; fiddle, fool, monkey, play, tamperNear Antonyms of nose avoid, eschew, shun; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook

  3. 3 to move slowly the line to get tickets is just nosing, so we are going to be here for a while Synonyms of nose creak (along), creep, drag, inch, limp, crawl, ooze, plod, poke, slouch, snailWords Related to nose lumber, shamble, shuffle, tramp, trudgeNear Antonyms of nose float, glide, sail; hurry, tearAntonyms of nose fly, race, speed, whiz (or whizz), zip



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