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nosed

verb , past tense of nose

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1 to become aware of by means of the sense organs in the nose
  • could nose the garbage from across the street
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scented, smelled (or chiefly British smelt), sniffed, snuffed, whiffed

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2 to interest oneself in what is not one's concern
  • a neighbor who likes to nose around in everyone else's business
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3 to move slowly
  • the line to get tickets is just nosing, so we are going to be here for a while
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