[ US /ˈnoʊz/ ]
[ UK /nˈə‍ʊz/ ]
  1. a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)
    the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry
  2. a symbol of inquisitiveness
    keep your nose out of it
  3. a small distance
    my horse lost the race by a nose
  4. the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon
    he ducked under the nose of the gun
  5. a natural skill
    he has a nose for good deals
  6. the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals
    he has a cold in the nose
  7. a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
  8. the sense of smell (especially in animals)
    the hound has a good nose
  1. rub noses
  2. advance the forward part of with caution
    She nosed the car into the left lane
  3. defeat by a narrow margin
  4. push or move with the nose
  5. search or inquire in a meddlesome way
    This guy is always nosing around the office
  6. catch the scent of; get wind of
    The dog nosed out the drugs
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use nose In A Sentence

  • You see that you're undershooting and so, leaving the throttle as is, you attempt to flatten your descent path by lifting the nose a bit - and you enter the region of reverse command.
  • Again, one file change can put a little red nose next to all of your headers, turn the text red and even make them display in a silly typeface.
  • Bouquet: The nose is alive with aromas of Turkish delight, spice , cloves dried herbs.
  • I'll just go and nose about a bit.
  • He had a thin face, a pasty complexion and a long thin nose.
  • Does a father react angrily when his tired, overwhelmed twelve-month-old flails out and hits him on the nose?
  • However, I took the risk of putting a hand close to a yowling muzzle and was greeted with a cold nose and a non-committal snuffle before the full-on baying started again.
  • The double nosewheel straddled the slots in the deck where the shuttle ran. THE SHADOWS OF POWER
  • Looking at Yankee Stadium (home of the world champion Yankees) it appears you can buy a ticket for one of the nosebleed seats, and then after the game starts pick any seat you want from about row 10 up.
  • She watched Luke read it, saw the gathering frown carve two grooves over his aquiline nose.
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy