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noses

noun
plural of nose

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 the part of the face bearing the nostrils and nasal cavity
  • with that nose, the baby sure looks like his father

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2 the last and usually sharp or tapering part of something long and narrow
  • bent the wire around the nose of the pliers

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noses

verb
present tense third-person singular 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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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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“Noses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/noses. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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