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1. A puritanical person: "Bluenoses demand restraint against the porn and violence that are the staple of popular culture" (Charles Krauthammer).
2. often Bluenose Canadian A native or inhabitant of Nova Scotia.

blue′nosed′ adj.
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Marked by excessive concern for propriety and good form:
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com ME TO YOU CHRISTMAS PUDDING TATTY TEDDY THIS cute, six-inch, fluffy bluenosed teddy comes dressed as a Christmas pudding.
Assaulted by bluenosed alarmists on one side and insufferable disco creeps on the other, the film's protagonists never lose their faith in fright makeup and spandex as the teen spirit grail.