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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pug-nosed - having a blunt nose; "a pug-nosed boy with freckles"; "a snub-nosed automatic"
nosed - having a nose (either literal or metaphoric) especially of a specified kind
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[ˈpʌgˈnəʊzd] ADJde nariz chata
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[ˌpʌgˈnəʊzd] adjdal naso rincagnato
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