Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Adjective: nosed  nowzd
  1. Having a nose (either literal or metaphoric) especially of a specified kind
Verb: nose  nowz
  1. Search or inquire in a meddlesome way
    "This guy is always nosing around the office";
    - intrude, horn in, pry, poke
  2. Advance the forward part of with caution
    "She nosed the car into the left lane"
  3. Catch the scent of; get wind of
    "The dog nosed out the drugs";
    - scent, wind
  4. Push or move with the nose
  5. Rub noses
    - nuzzle
  6. Defeat by a narrow margin

See also: hook-nosed, nose out, pug-nose, pug-nosed, sharp-nosed, short-nosed, snub-nosed, tube-nosed

Type of: advance, bring forward, caress, defeat, fondle, force, get the better of, look, overcome, push, search, smell

Antonym: noseless

Encyclopedia: Nose, Osaka