snub-nosed


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snub-nosed

(snŭb′nōzd′)
adj.
1. Having a short, turned-up nose.
2. Having an extremely short barrel: a snub-nosed pistol.

snub-nosed

adj
1. (Anatomy) having a short turned-up nose
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (of a pistol) having an extremely short barrel

snub′-nosed`



adj.
1. having a snub nose.
2. having a blunt end: snub-nosed pliers.
[1715–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.snub-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
Translations

snub-nosed

[ˈsnʌbˈnəʊzd] ADJchato, ñato (LAm)

snub-nosed

[ˌsnʌbˈnəʊzd] adjcon il naso a patata or patatina
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