hooknose

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hook·nose

 (ho͝ok′nōz′)
n.
An aquiline nose.

hook′nosed′ adj.

hooknose

(ˈhʊkˌnəʊz)
n
(Anatomy) a nose with a pronounced outward and downward curve; aquiline nose
ˈhookˌnosed adj
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Noun1.hooknose - a nose with a prominent slightly aquiline bridgehooknose - a nose with a prominent slightly aquiline bridge
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"
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The men were tall, straight and vigorous, with aquiline noses, and high cheek bones.
This population looked like proud and intelligent people, with their high foreheads, their almost aquiline noses, and their curling hair; but the presence of the Victoria troubled them greatly.
Two were dark, and had high aquiline noses, like the Count, and great dark, piercing eyes, that seemed to be almost red when contrasted with the pale yellow moon.
Every one turned his eyes that way, and saw that a large tear had rolled from the thick lid of D'Artagnan, half-way down to his aquiline nose, the luminous edge of which shone like a little crescent moon.
She had not long to wait before the punctual attorney entered, knitting his brow with an examining glance at the stout blond woman who rose, curtsying deferentially,--a tallish man, with an aquiline nose and abundant iron-gray hair.
The Emperor had often visited the Military College and every time Kasatsky saw that tall erect figure, with breast expanded in its military overcoat, entering with brisk step, saw the cropped side-whiskers, the moustache, the aquiline nose, and heard the sonorous voice exchanging greetings with the cadets, he was seized by the same rapture that he experienced later on when he met the woman he loved.