Definition of count noses in English:

count noses

  • Count people in order to determine the numbers in a vote: we count noses at Church conventions
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    • ‘Nobody is better at counting noses for votes,’ says one City Hall observer.
    • Legislative floor whips were counting noses, but no one could predict the final outcome through most of the day yesterday.
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