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Synonyms for nosenoʊz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nose, olfactory organ(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    nose, olfactory organ, nozzle

  2. nose(noun)

    a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)

    "the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry"

    Synonyms:
    olfactory organ, nozzle

  3. nose(noun)

    the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon

    "he ducked under the nose of the gun"

    Synonyms:
    olfactory organ, nozzle

  4. nose(noun)

    a small distance

    "my horse lost the race by a nose"

    Synonyms:
    olfactory organ, nozzle

  5. nose(noun)

    a symbol of inquisitiveness

    "keep your nose out of it"

    Synonyms:
    olfactory organ, nozzle

  6. nose(noun)

    the sense of smell (especially in animals)

    "the hound has a good nose"

    Synonyms:
    olfactory organ, nozzle

  7. nose(noun)

    a natural skill

    "he has a nose for good deals"

    Synonyms:
    olfactory organ, nozzle

  8. nozzle, nose(verb)

    a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged

    Synonyms:
    nozzle, snout, olfactory organ, snoot, schnozzle, nose, schnoz, honker, hooter, beak

  9. intrude, horn in, pry, nose, poke(verb)

    search or inquire in a meddlesome way

    "This guy is always nosing around the office"

    Synonyms:
    stab, nuzzle, dig, horn in, intrude, prize, jab, nose, pry, wind, lever, obtrude, trespass, irrupt, thump, scent, jimmy, prise, prod, pound, poke

  10. nose(verb)

    advance the forward part of with caution

    "She nosed the car into the left lane"

    Synonyms:
    horn in, nuzzle, poke, wind, pry, scent, intrude

  11. scent, nose, wind(verb)

    catch the scent of; get wind of

    "The dog nosed out the drugs"

    Synonyms:
    wrap, lift, horn in, wind up, meander, hoist, odorize, pry, wind, twist, nuzzle, odourise, wreathe, nose, roll, wander, intrude, curve, perfume, scent, thread, weave, twine, poke

  12. nose(verb)

    push or move with the nose

    Synonyms:
    horn in, nuzzle, poke, wind, pry, scent, intrude

  13. nuzzle, nose(verb)

    rub noses

    Synonyms:
    poke, intrude, scent, nose, pry, wind, cuddle, nest, snuggle, nuzzle, nestle, horn in, draw close

  14. nose(verb)

    defeat by a narrow margin

    Synonyms:
    horn in, nuzzle, poke, wind, pry, scent, intrude

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nose(n.)

    Synonyms:
    snout, nozzle

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

nasal, flair, bei, snout, pif, tarin, face, truffle, toe, bip, nosedive, ifd

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. nose

    Synonyms:
    Beak, honker, proboscis, snout, schnoz


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