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Definition of Nose

Nose

  1. The prominent part of the face or anterior extremity of the head containing the nostrils and olfactory cavities; the olfactory organ. See Nostril, and Olfactory organ under Olfactory.
  2. The power of smelling; hence, scent.
  3. A projecting end or beak at the front of an object; a snout; a nozzle; a spout; as, the nose of a bellows; the nose of a teakettle.
  4. To smell; to scent; hence, to track, or trace out.
  5. To touch with the nose; to push the nose into or against; hence, to interfere with; to treat insolently.
  6. To utter in a nasal manner; to pronounce with a nasal twang; as, to nose a prayer.
  7. To smell; to sniff; to scent.
  8. To pry officiously into what does not concern one.
  9. To confront; be closely face to face or opposite to; meet.
  10. To furnish with a nose; as, to nose a stair tread.
  11. To examine with the nose or sense of smell.
  12. To make by advancing the nose or front end; as, the train nosed its way into the statio;
  13. to beat by (the length of) a nose.
  14. To push or move with the nose or front forward.

Nose Quotations

A smile is happiness you'll find right under your nose.
Tom Wilson

Smoking is hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs.
King James I

Keep your nose out the sky, keep your heart to god, and keep your face to the raising sun.
Kanye West

I'm proud of myself. I could break and go get all this plastic surgery and get my nose fixed and get lipo or do whatever, but I haven't chosen to do that because I know I'm a great person. I'm pretty damn hot, if you ask me.
Khloe Kardashian

When I was 14, I thought I looked terrible. I wore these typical Slavic shoes with metal bottoms so you could always hear me coming and this really ugly princess skirt and blouse with the top button closed. I had a boy haircut, a baby face covered with pimples, and a really big nose.
Marina Abramovic
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Nose Translations

nose in Afrikaans is neus
nose in Dutch is neus
nose in French is nez
nose in German is Nase
nose in Italian is fiuto
nose in Norwegian is nese, nese
nose in Portuguese is nariz
nose in Spanish is nariz
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