Definition of nose ring in English:

nose ring

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Pronunciation: /ˈnəʊzrɪŋ


  • 1A ring fixed in the nose of a bull or other animal, for leading it.
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    • In 1944 Mr Flintoft, of Pickering, saved a farmer from being gored by a bull, by grabbing and holding on to its nose ring until help came.
  • 1.1A ring worn in a person’s nose as a piece of jewellery: girls with sparkling gold nose rings and earrings
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    • In case she's getting on your nerves, you could still pull out one of her earrings or her nose ring.
    • As far as he could tell, she wore no make up and her only piece of jewelry was a nose ring for she'd sold the rest.
    • She wears no jewellery except for a silver nose ring.

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