pug nose


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pug nose

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

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

pug′-nosed′ (-nōzd′) adj.

pug nose

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

pug′ nose′


n.
a short, broad, somewhat turned-up nose.
[1770–80]
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 ?
The harle- quin on the bank turned his little pug nose up to me.
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.
A pug nose was pressed against Grandma's pooch window.
Then, a chubby, dark-skinned girl with pug nose approached BT.
The CA van was a modern looking load lugger with pug nose and sliding side driver and passenger doors.
The CA van was a modern looking loadlugger with pug nose and sliding side driver and passenger doors.
We find him at a showbiz party, talking to a 'Posh' Princess with an overlarge head and pug nose.