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nose

 (nōz)
n.
1. The part of the human face or the forward part of the head of other vertebrates that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract.
2. The sense of smell: a dog with a good nose.
3. The ability to detect, sense, or discover as if by smell: has a nose for gossip.
4. The characteristic smell of a wine or liqueur; bouquet.
5. Informal The nose considered as a symbol of prying: Keep your nose out of my business.
6. Something, such as the forward end of an aircraft, rocket, or submarine, that resembles a nose in shape or position.
7. A very short distance or narrow margin: won the race by a nose.
v. nosed, nos·ing, nos·es
v.tr.
1. To find out by or as if by smell: nosed out the thieves' hiding place.
2. To touch with the nose; nuzzle.
3. To move, push, or make with or as if with the nose.
4. To advance the forward part of cautiously: nosed the car into the flow of traffic.
v.intr.
1. To smell or sniff.
2. Informal To search or inquire meddlesomely; snoop or pry: nosing around looking for opportunities.
3. To advance with caution: The ship nosed into its berth.
Phrasal Verb:
nose out
To defeat by a narrow margin.
Idioms:
down (one's) nose Informal
With disapproval, contempt, or arrogance: Year-round residents here look down their noses at the summer people.
on the nose
Exactly; precisely: predicted the final score on the nose.
under (someone's) nose
In plain view: The keys are right under your nose.

[Middle English, from Old English nosu; see nas- in Indo-European roots.]

nose

(nəʊz)
n
1. (Anatomy) the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract, consisting of a prominent structure divided into two hair-lined air passages by a median septum.
2. the sense of smell itself: in hounds and other animals, the ability to follow trails by scent (esp in the phrases a good nose, a bad nose)
3. another word for bouquet2
4. instinctive skill or facility, esp in discovering things (sometimes in the phrase follow one's nose): he had a nose for good news stories.
5. Also called: noser a person employed by a distillery or other alcohol-producing industry to test the quality of the product by smell
6. any part regarded as resembling a nose in form or function, such as a nozzle or spout
7. the forward part of a vehicle, aircraft, etc, esp the front end of an aircraft
8. (Horse Racing) narrow margin of victory (in the phrase (win) by a nose)
9. cut off one's nose to spite one's face to carry out a vengeful action that hurts oneself more than another
10. get up someone's nose informal to annoy or irritate someone
11. keep one's nose clean to stay out of trouble; behave properly
12. keep one's nose to the grindstone to work hard and continuously
13. lead someone by the nose to make someone do unquestioningly all one wishes; dominate someone
14. look down one's nose at informal to be contemptuous or disdainful of
15. nose to tail (of vehicles) moving or standing very close behind one another
16. (Horse Racing) (in horse-race betting) to win only: I bet twenty pounds on the nose on that horse.
17. chiefly US and Canadian precisely; exactly
18. Austral bad or bad-smelling
19. pay through the nose informal to pay an exorbitant price
20. poke one's nose into stick one's nose into informal to pry into or interfere in
21. put someone's nose out of joint informal to thwart or offend someone, esp by supplanting him or her
22. rub someone's nose in it informal to remind someone unkindly of his or her failing or error
23. see no further than one's nose see no further than the end of one's nose informal
a. to be short-sighted; suffer from myopia
b. to lack insight or foresight
24. turn up one's nose turn up one's nose at something informal to behave disdainfully towards (something)
25. under one's nose
a. directly in front of one
b. without one noticing
26. with one's nose in the air haughtily
vb
27. (tr) (esp of horses, dogs, etc) to rub, touch, or sniff with the nose; nuzzle
28. to smell or sniff (wine, etc)
29. (intr; usually foll by after or for) to search (for) by or as if by scent
30. to move or cause to move forwards slowly and carefully: the car nosed along the cliff top; we nosed the car into the garage.
31. (intr; foll by into, around, about, etc) to pry or snoop (into) or meddle (in)
[Old English nosu; related to Old Frisian nose, Norwegian nosa to smell and nus smell]
ˈnoseless adj
ˈnoseˌlike adj

nose

(noʊz)

n., v. nosed, nos•ing. n.
1. the part of the face that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and that functions as a passageway for air in respiration.
2. this part as the organ of smell.
3. the sense of smell.
4. the snout, muzzle, or proboscis of an animal.
5. the forward end of something, as of an aircraft.
6. a projecting part of something: the nose of a pair of pliers.
7. anything regarded as resembling a nose, as a spout or nozzle.
8. a faculty of perceiving or detecting: a nose for news.
9. the human nose as a symbol of meddling or prying: Keep your nose out of my business!
10. the length of a nose: to win by a nose.
11. distinctive aroma, esp. of a wine.
v.t.
12. to perceive by or as if by the sense of smell.
13. to approach the nose to, as in examining; sniff.
14. to move or push forward with or as if with the nose: The boat nosed its way toward shore.
15. to touch or rub with the nose; nuzzle.
v.i.
16. to smell or sniff.
17. to seek as if by smelling or scent.
18. to move or push forward.
19. to meddle or pry: to nose about in other people's business.
20. nose out,
a. to defeat, esp. by a narrow margin.
b. to learn or discover, esp. by snooping or prying.
Idioms:
1. follow one's nose,
a. to go forward in a straight course.
b. to guide oneself by instinct.
2. keep one's nose clean, to behave properly; avoid trouble.
3. lead (around) by the nose, to exercise complete control over; dominate.
4. look down one's nose at, to regard with disdain or condescension.
5. on the nose,
a. precisely; exactly: 3 o'clock on the nose.
b. (of a bet) for win only.
6. turn up one's nose at, to dismiss or reject disdainfully.
7. under someone's nose, plainly visible; in full view.
[before 900; Old English nosu, c. Old Frisian nose, Middle Dutch nōse, nuese (Dutch neus); akin to Old English nasu, Old High German nasa (German Nase), Old Norse nasar, Latin nāsus, Skt nāsā]

Nose


bleeding from the nose; nosebleed.
a scientific study of the nose. — nasologist, n.nasological, adj.
an electrically lighted instrument for examining the nasal cavities. — nasoscopic, adj.
the analysis of character and intelligence by studying the physical characteristics of the nose. — noseological, adj.
irritation of the nose, especially of the mucous membrane lining it.
the branch of medical science that studies the nose and its diseases. — rhinologist, n. — rhinologic, rhinological, adj.

nose


Past participle: nosed
Gerund: nosing

Imperative
nose
nose
Present
I nose
you nose
he/she/it noses
we nose
you nose
they nose
Preterite
I nosed
you nosed
he/she/it nosed
we nosed
you nosed
they nosed
Present Continuous
I am nosing
you are nosing
he/she/it is nosing
we are nosing
you are nosing
they are nosing
Present Perfect
I have nosed
you have nosed
he/she/it has nosed
we have nosed
you have nosed
they have nosed
Past Continuous
I was nosing
you were nosing
he/she/it was nosing
we were nosing
you were nosing
they were nosing
Past Perfect
I had nosed
you had nosed
he/she/it had nosed
we had nosed
you had nosed
they had nosed
Future
I will nose
you will nose
he/she/it will nose
we will nose
you will nose
they will nose
Future Perfect
I will have nosed
you will have nosed
he/she/it will have nosed
we will have nosed
you will have nosed
they will have nosed
Future Continuous
I will be nosing
you will be nosing
he/she/it will be nosing
we will be nosing
you will be nosing
they will be nosing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been nosing
you have been nosing
he/she/it has been nosing
we have been nosing
you have been nosing
they have been nosing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been nosing
you will have been nosing
he/she/it will have been nosing
we will have been nosing
you will have been nosing
they will have been nosing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been nosing
you had been nosing
he/she/it had been nosing
we had been nosing
you had been nosing
they had been nosing
Conditional
I would nose
you would nose
he/she/it would nose
we would nose
you would nose
they would nose
Past Conditional
I would have nosed
you would have nosed
he/she/it would have nosed
we would have nosed
you would have nosed
they would have nosed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nose - the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tractnose - 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"
neb, snout - a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose
rostrum, snout - beaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as e.g. weevils
turbinal, turbinate, turbinate bone - any of the scrolled spongy bones of the nasal passages in man and other vertebrates
chemoreceptor - a sensory receptor that responds to chemical stimuli
arteria ethmoidalis, ethmoidal artery - a branch of the ophthalmic artery supplying structures in and around the nasal capsule
upper respiratory tract - the nose and throat and trachea
nasal cavity - either of the two cavities lying between the floor of the cranium and the roof of the mouth and extending from the face to the pharynx
internasal suture, sutura internasalis - the suture between the two nasal bones
hooter, schnoz, schnozzle, snoot, snout, nozzle, honker, beak - informal terms for the nose
conk - informal term for the nose
hawk nose - a nose curved downward like the beak of a hawk
proboscis - the human nose (especially when it is large)
bridge - the hard ridge that forms the upper part of the nose; "her glasses left marks on the bridge of her nose"
pug nose - a short nose; flattened and turned up at the end
hooknose, Roman nose - a nose with a prominent slightly aquiline bridge
anterior naris, nostril - either one of the two external openings to the nasal cavity in the nose
face, human face - the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear; "he washed his face"; "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"
2.nose - a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft); "the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry"
aircraft - a vehicle that can fly
front - the side that is seen or that goes first
missile - a rocket carrying a warhead of conventional or nuclear explosives; may be ballistic or directed by remote control
3.nose - the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon; "he ducked under the nose of the gun"
front - the side that is seen or that goes first
4.nose - a small distance; "my horse lost the race by a nose"
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
5.nose - a symbol of inquisitiveness; "keep your nose out of it"
symbol - an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
6.nose - the sense of smell (especially in animals); "the hound has a good nose"
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
olfaction, olfactory modality, sense of smell, smell - the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents
7.nose - a natural skill; "he has a nose for good deals"
science, skill - ability to produce solutions in some problem domain; "the skill of a well-trained boxer"; "the sweet science of pugilism"
8.nose - a projecting spout from which a fluid is dischargednose - a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
gas burner, gas jet - burner such that combustible gas issues from a nozzle to form a steady flame
oilcan - a can with a long nozzle to apply oil to machinery
showerhead - a perforated nozzle that showers water on a bather
spout - an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain
sprinkler system - a system for extinguishing fires; water from a network of overhead pipes is released through nozzles that open automatically with the rise in temperature
Verb1.nose - search or inquire in a meddlesome waynose - search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office"
search, look - search or seek; "We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest"; "Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!"
nose out, scent out, smell out, sniff out - recognize or detect by or as if by smelling; "He can smell out trouble"
2.nose - advance the forward part of with caution; "She nosed the car into the left lane"
bring forward, advance - cause to move forward; "Can you move the car seat forward?"
3.nose - catch the scent ofnose - catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs"
smell - inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense
4.nose - push or move with the nose
push, force - move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
5.nose - rub noses
caress, fondle - touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner; "He caressed her face"; "They fondled in the back seat of the taxi"
6.nose - defeat by a narrow margin
defeat, get the better of, overcome - win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"

nose

noun
1. snout, bill, beak, hooter (slang), snitch (slang), conk (slang), neb (archaic or dialect), proboscis, schnozzle (slang, chiefly U.S.) She's got funny eyes and a big nose.
2. instinct, feeling, intuition, sixth sense My mother has always had a nose for a bargain.
verb
1. ease forward, push, edge, shove, nudge The car nosed forward out of the drive. Ben drove past them, nosing his car into the garage.
by a nose only just, just, hardly, barely, scarcely, by the skin of your teeth She won her first race by a nose.
get up someone's nose irritate, annoy, anger, madden, get (informal), bug (informal), aggravate (informal), gall, exasperate, nettle, vex, irk, rile, peeve, get under someone's skin (informal), get someone's back up, piss someone off (taboo slang), put someone's back up, nark (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang), get someone's goat (slang), make someone's blood boil, get someone's dander up (informal) What really got up my nose was the way he denied all responsibility.
look down your nose at something or someone despise, scorn, disdain, look down on, contemn He looks down his nose at those he considers lesser mortals.
nose around or about search, examine, investigate, explore, inspect, work over, fossick (Austral. & N.Z.) Police officers were nosing around for clues. Accountants are nosing around the BBC at the moment, conducting an efficiency study.
nose something out detect, scent, sniff out The dogs nosed out the stash of illegal drugs.
poke or stick your nose into something pry, interfere, meddle, intrude, snoop (informal), be inquisitive We don't take kindly to strangers who poke their noses into our affairs.
turn up your nose at or turn your nose up at something or someone reject, refuse, turn down, spurn, say no to I'm not in a financial position to turn up my nose at such a good offer.
Related words
adjectives nasal, rhinal
Quotations
"Give me a man with a good allowance of nose" [Napoleon Bonaparte]

nose

noun
1. The structure on the human face that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract:
Informal: beak, snoot.
2. The sense by which odors are perceived:
verb
1. To perceive with the olfactory sense:
Idiom: catch a whiff of.
2. Informal. To look into or inquire about curiously, inquisitively, or in a meddlesome fashion.Also used with around:
Idiom: stick one's nose into.
phrasal verb
nose out
To pursue and locate:
Idiom: run to earth.
Translations
أَنْفٌأنْفانْف الشّيء، مُقَدِّمَةحاسَّة الشَّميَشُقُّ طريقَه بِعِنايَه
нос
nosopatrně ploutpředekpříďrozrážet přídí
næsesnuse rundtspidstudklemme sig langsomt frem
nazo
nenänokkanuuskia
nos
orrorrhosszóvatosan haladszaglászszimat
fikra sig áfram, mjakasthnÿsast ílyktarskynnefnef, trjóna
nasus
abrakinėeiti nosies tiesumuirtisiš po kieno nosieskristi žemyn
degunsokšķerētošņātožapiesardzīgi virzīties
narizfocinhofocinhos
nosopatrne sa plaviť
nos
näsa
จมูก
burundikkatle ilerlemekkoku alma duyusuön kısımara mak
ніс
mũi

nose

[nəʊz]
A. N
1. (Anat) [of person] → nariz f; [of animal] → hocico m
his nose was bleedingle sangraba la nariz, le salía sangre de la nariz
to have one's nose in a bookestar enfrascado en un libro
get your nose out of that book and come and help medeja el libro un momento y ven a ayudarme
to hold one's nose (lit) → taparse la nariz
to talk or speak through one's noseganguear, hablar con voz gangosa
you wouldn't recognize an opportunity if it bit you on the noseno reconocerías una buena oportunidad ni aunque te topases con ella de frente
to keep one's nose cleanno meterse en problemas or líos
to cut off one's nose to spite one's facetirar piedras a su tejado
to get/have one's nose in frontcoger/tener la delantera
he gets up my noseme revienta
to keep one's nose out (of sth)no entrometerse (en algo)
to lead sb by the nosetener a algn agarrado por las narices
you shouldn't let them lead you by the noseno deberías permitirles que te manejen a su antojo
to look down one's nose at sth/sbdespreciar algo/a algn, mirar a algn por encima del hombro
(right) on the noseen el clavo
that's it! you've hit it on the nose!¡eso es! ¡has dado en el clavo!
to pay through the nose (for sth) >pagar un ojo de la cara (por algo) , pagar un dineral (por algo)
she paid through the nose (for it)le costó un ojo de la cara, pagó un dineral (por ello)
to make sb pay through the nosehacer pagar a algn un dineral
to poke or stick one's nose into sthmeter las narices en algo, meterse en algo
who asked you to poke your nose in?¿quién te manda meter las narices or meterte en esto?
he's always poking his nose (in) where it's not wantedsiempre está metiendo las narices or metiéndose en lo que no le incumbe
to put sb's nose out of jointmolestar a algn
to see no further than the end of one's noseno ver más allá de sus narices
to turn up one's nose at sthhacerle ascos a algo
under sb's nose: it's right under your noselo tienes delante de las narices
she did it under his very nose or right under his noselo hizo delante de sus narices
see also bloody A1
see also blow 2 A2
see also follow A1
see also grindstone, joint B3
see also pick B5
see also plain A1
see also thumb B3
2. (= distance) to win by a nose [horse] → ganar por una nariz (fig) → ganar por los pelos
3. (= front part) [of aeroplane, car] → morro m, parte f delantera; [of boat] → proa f
the traffic was nose to taillos coches iban pegados unos a otros
4. (= sense of smell) → olfato m
I have a sensitive nosetengo un olfato muy fino
5. (= instinct) to have a (good) nose fortener (buen) olfato para
she has a keen nose for factstiene buena intuición para saber lo que ha ocurrido realmente
she's got a (good) nose for a storytiene (buen) olfato para lo que es noticia
6. [of wine] → aroma m, buqué m
B. VI the car nosed forwardel coche se abrió paso lentamente
the coach nosed out into the trafficel autocar se incorporó lentamente al tráfico
C. VT
1. (= move) he nosed his car into the garagemetió el coche en el garaje maniobrando con cuidado
a van nosed its way pastuna furgoneta pasó despacio
2. (= nuzzle, nudge) the horse nosed my palmel caballo me olfateó la palma de la mano
the dog managed to nose the door openel perro consiguió abrir la puerta con el hocico
they just nosed us into second placepor muy poco nos dejaron en segundo lugar
D. CPD nose cone N [of missile] → ojiva f; [of racing car] → cabeza f separable
nose drops NPLgotas fpl para la nariz
nose job N to have a nose joboperarse la nariz
nose ring N [of animal] → argolla f (en el hocico); [of person] → pendiente m en la nariz
nose about nose around
A. VI + ADVcuriosear, fisgonear
B. VI + PREPcuriosear por, fisgonear por
the police came nosing about your house last nightanoche la policía estuvo curioseando or fisgoneando por tu casa
nose out VT + ADV
1. (= smell) [dog, fox] → olfatear
2. (= discover) [+ secret, truth] → averiguar, lograr descubrir; [+ fugitive] → encontrar

nose

[ˈnəʊz]
n
[person] → nez m
to wipe one's nose → se moucher
just follow your nose (= go straight ahead) → continuez tout droit (= follow your instinct) → suivez votre instinct
to be happening under sb's nose → se passer sous le nez de qn
to get up sb's nose (British)taper sur les nerfs à qn
to keep one's nose clean → se tenir à carreau
to look down one's nose at sb → traiter qn de haut
to look down one's nose at sth → considérer qch avec mépris
to pay through the nose for sth → payer qch la peau des fesses, payer un prix excessif pour qch
to poke one's nose into sth, to stick one's nose into sth → fourrer son nez dans qch
Why did you have to stick your nose in?
BUT Il a fallu que tu te mêles de ce qui ne te regardait pas!.
to turn one's nose up at sth → faire la fine bouche devant qch
to thumb one's nose at sb → faire un pied de nez à qn
[plane] → nez m; [boat, car] → avant m
nose to tail (mainly British)pare-chocs contre pare-chocs
(fig)flair m
to have a nose for sth → savoir flairer qch
Reporters need to have a good nose for a story → Les reporters doivent savoir flairer les scoops.
nose about
nose around
vifouiner (partout), fureter (partout)
vt fusfouiner dans, fureter dans
nose forward
vi [vehicle] → avancer lentement
nose out
vi [boat, car] → avancer lentement

nose

n
Nase f; to hold one’s nosesich (dat)die Nase zuhalten; to speak through one’s nosedurch die Nase sprechen; the tip of one’s nosedie Nasenspitze; my nose is bleedingich habe Nasenbluten; follow your noseimmer der Nase nach; she always has her nose in a booksie hat dauernd den Kopf in einem Buch (vergraben); to do something under somebody’s (very) noseetw vor jds Augen tun; it was right under his nose all the timeer hatte es die ganze Zeit direkt vor der Nase; I just followed my noseich bin immer der Nase nach gegangen; she leads him by the noseer tanzt ganz nach ihrer Pfeife (inf); don’t let him lead you by the noselass dich von ihm nicht unterbuttern!; he can’t see beyond or further than the end of his noseer kann nicht weiter sehen, als sein eigener Schatten reicht; to get up somebody’s nose (fig inf)jdm auf den Geist or auf die Nerven gehen (inf); to poke or stick one’s nose into something (fig)seine Nase in etw (acc)stecken; you keep your nose out of this (inf)halt du dich da raus (inf); to cut off one’s nose to spite one’s face (prov) → sich ins eigene Fleisch schneiden; to look down one’s nose at somebody/somethingauf jdn/etw herabblicken; with one’s nose in the airmit hocherhobenem Kopf, hochnäsig; to pay through the nose (inf)viel blechen (inf), → sich dumm und dämlich zahlen (inf); to win by a nose (horse) → um eine Nasenlänge gewinnen; to put somebody’s nose out of jointjdn vor den Kopf stoßen; his nose is out of joint over thiser fühlt sich dadurch vor den Kopf gestoßen; to keep one’s nose clean (inf)sauber bleiben (inf), → eine saubere Weste behalten (inf); to pay on the nosesofort bezahlen
(= sense of smell)Nase f; (fig)Riecher m (inf), → Nase f; to have a nose for something (fig)eine Nase or einen Riecher (inf)für etw haben
(of wines)Blume f
(of plane)Nase f; (of car)Schnauze f; (of boat)Bug m; (of torpedo)Kopf m; nose to tail (cars)Stoßstange an Stoßstange
vt the car/ship nosed its way through the fogdas Auto/Schiff tastete sich durch den Nebel; the car nosed its way into the stream of trafficdas Auto schob sich in den fließenden Verkehr vor; I nosed the car toward(s) the gateich manövrierte das Auto langsam zum Tor
vi a boat nosed through the mistein Boot tastete sich durch den Nebel; the car nosed forwarddas Auto schob sich langsam vor; to nose into somebody’s affairs (fig)seine Nase in jds Angelegenheiten (acc)stecken (inf)

nose

:
nosebag
nFuttersack m
noseband
nNasenriemen m
nosebleed
nNasenbluten nt; to have a noseNasenbluten haben
nose cone
n (Aviat) → Raketenspitze f
nosedive
n (Aviat) → Sturzflug m; to go into a nosezum Sturzflug ansetzen; the car/he took a nose into the seadas Auto stürzte vornüber/er stürzte kopfüber ins Meer; the company’s profits took a nosemit der Firma ging es rapide bergab; his career took a noseseine Karriere nahm einen scharfen Knick nach unten; his reputation took a nosesein Ruf nahm starken Schaden
vi (plane)im Sturzflug herabgehen; (fig: career, reputation) → den Bach runtergehen (inf); to nose off somethingvornüber von etw stürzen; (person)kopfüber von etw stürzen
nosedrops
plNasentropfen pl
nose flute
nNasenflöte f
nosegay
n(Biedermeier)sträußchen nt
nose job
n (inf)Nasenkorrektur f; to have a nosesich einer Nasenkorrektur unterziehen
nose-picking
nNasenbohren nt
nose plaster
n (esp Sport) → Nasenpflaster nt
nose ring
nNasenring m
nosewheel
nBugrad nt

nose

[nəʊz]
1. nnaso; (of animal, plane) → muso
to speak through one's nose → parlare col naso
to blow one's nose → soffiarsi il naso
my nose is bleeding → perdo sangue dal naso
nose drops → gocce fpl per il naso
right under my nose (fig) → proprio sotto il naso
to follow one's nose → andare a naso
to pay through the nose (for sth) (fam) → pagare (qc) un occhio della testa
to poke or stick one's nose into sth (fam) → ficcare or cacciare il naso in qc
to turn up one's nose (at sth) → arricciare il naso (di fronte a qc)
to look down one's nose at → disprezzare (person) → guardare dall'alto in basso
to have a (good) nose for → aver buon fiuto or buon naso per
2. vi to nose (one's way)avanzare cautamente
the car nosed (its way) into the stream of traffic → l'auto si è infilata poco a poco nella corrente del traffico
nose about nose around vi + advcuriosare
nose out vt + adv (subj, dog) (fig) → fiutare

nose

(nəuz) noun
1. the part of the face by which people and animals smell and usually breathe. She held the flower to her nose; He punched the man on the nose.
2. the sense of smell. Police dogs have good noses and can follow criminals' trails.
3. the part of anything which is like a nose in shape or position. the nose of an aeroplane.
verb
1. to make a way by pushing carefully forward. The ship nosed (its way) through the ice.
2. to look or search as if by smelling. He nosed about (in) the cupboard.
-nosed
a long-nosed dog.
ˈnos(e)y adjective
taking too much interest in other people and what they are doing. She is a very nos(e)y person.
ˈnosily adverb
ˈnosiness noun
ˈnose-bag noun
food-bag for horses, hung over the head.
ˈnosedive noun
a dive or fall with the head or nose first. The aeroplane did a nosedive into the sea.
ˈnose job noun
plastic surgery on the nose.
verb
to make such a dive. Suddenly the plane nosedived.
follow one's nose
to go straight forward.
lead by the nose
to make (a person) do whatever one wants.
nose out
to find (as if) by smelling. The dog nosed out its master's glove.
pay through the nose
to pay a lot, or too much.
turn up one's nose at
to treat with contempt. He turned up his nose at the school dinner.
under (a person's) (very) nose
right in front of (a person). The book was right under my very nose; He stole the money from under my very nose.

nose

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nose

n. nariz;
bridge of the ___tabique nasal, puente de la nariz;
running ___nariz destilante; coriza.

nose

n nariz f; to blow one’s — sonarse la nariz, soplarse la nariz (Carib); to pick one’s — hurgarse la nariz, sacarse los mocos