hook-nosed


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Related to hook-nosed: Aquiline noses
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Adj.1.hook-nosed - having an aquiline nose
nosed - having a nose (either literal or metaphoric) especially of a specified kind
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hook-nosed

[ˌhʊkˈnəʊzd] ADJde nariz ganchuda
References in classic literature ?
He was a hook-nosed man, and with that and his bright eyes and his ruffled head, bore a certain likeness to a roused bird of prey.
A reddish, hook-nosed man, with a jaunty, wicked look, came and smiled upon me in the friendliest fashion; the smell of onions became more than I knew how to endure.
They are hitching a ride on a parade installation: a giant hook-nosed spider wearing a military cap adorned with the Star of David, its teeth bared in a sinister grin.
He defended a mural depicting hook-nosed Jewish bankers playing monopoly on the backs of the poor.
The image shows a cartoon of a hook-nosed Father Christmas with the caption: "Remember to support the banks and corporations this Christmas in their continued efforts to enslave mankind, by spending money you haven't got on things you don't need."
Mahathir, now 93 and in his second stint as premier, has in the past attracted criticism for his verbal attacks on Jews, including calling them "hook-nosed".
He analyzed how Arabs 'are thought of as camel-riding, terroristic, hook-nosed, venal lechers whose undeserved wealth is an affront to real civilization,' when in fact the 'Arab world' is a diverse collection of many cultures, landscapes and historical legacies, from the picturesque deserts of Morocco to the lush and fertile landscapes of Lebanon and Syria.
In an interview with the BBC last month, Mahathir said "the problem in the Middle East began with the creation of Israel", and he defended his description of Jews as "hook-nosed" in his book The Malay Dilemma.
He remains unapologetic about some of his more controversial views, such as that same-sex marriage is unacceptable in Malaysia, and that Jews are "hook-nosed".
On the hands were multiple Stars of David and a hook-nosed soldier with razor-sharp teeth.
"Cartoons that depict Jewish people as hook-nosed cockroaches, links to a website selling 'holohoax' books banned by mainstream retailers, and fan pages for a convicted Holocaust deniers are also accessible," The Times said.
When the Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, himself a fierce anti-Zionist, fails to see much wrong with a mural in London depicting evil, hook-nosed plutocrats playing Monopoly over the naked backs of suffering workers, one might be forgiven for seeing a link between Corbyn's praise of Hamas and a more old-fashioned type of anti-Semitism.