pug nose

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pug nose

A short nose that is somewhat flattened and turned up at the end.

[From pug, ape (obsolete), pug.]

pug′-nosed′ (-nōzd′) adj.

pug nose

(Anatomy) a short stubby upturned nose
[C18: from pug1]
ˈpug-ˌnosed adj

pug′ nose′

a short, broad, somewhat turned-up nose.
pug′-nosed`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pug nose - a short nosepug nose - a short nose; flattened and turned up at the end
nose, olfactory organ - 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"
References in classic literature ?
They had large hands, large feet, large mouths; they had pug noses as a general thing, and moustaches that not even good breeding could overlook; they combed their hair straight back without parting; they were ill-shaped, they were not winning, they were not graceful; I knew by their looks that they ate garlic and onions; and lastly and finally, to my thinking it would be base flattery to call them immoral.
The harle- quin on the bank turned his little pug nose up to me.
Leprechauns were depicted with broad, pug noses and out-of-style ratty clothing.