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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 beak, conk [chiefly British slang], honker [slang], neb, nozzle [slang], proboscis, schnoz (or schnozz) [slang], schnozzle [slang], smeller, snoot, snout Related Words 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 apex, cusp, end, nib, point, pike, tipRelated Words 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 smell, scent, sniff, snuff, whiffRelated Words 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 butt in, interlope, intermeddle, intrude, meddle, mess, muck (about or around), interfere, obtrude, poke, pry, snoopRelated Words intercede, interpose, intervene; barge (in), chisel (in), encroach, infringe, invade, trespass; fiddle, fool, monkey, play, tamperNear Antonyms 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 creak (along), creep, drag, inch, limp, crawl, ooze, plod, poke, slouch, snailRelated Words lumber, shamble, shuffle, tramp, trudgeNear Antonyms float, glide, sail; hurry, tearAntonyms fly, race, speed, whiz (or whizz), zip


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