The part projecting above the mouth on the face of a person or animal, containing the nostrils and used for breathing and smelling
he has a very good nose
Performed with or having the nose directed upwards.
A drink made of beer and brandy or (more usually) gin, sometimes with other ingredients added.
Chiefly Woodworking. A bit having an angled cutting lip at the end for scooping out the core of a hole as it is bored. Compare auger-bit. Now rare.
A protective metal cap on the nose of a gunstock. Now historical.
A clip for preventing water from entering the nose of a person underwater.
A forward-facing cargo door in the nose of a transport aircraft.
A descent or loss of height by an aircraft.
Performed with or having the nose directed downwards.
The tip of a person's nose. Later also in extended use.
(More fully sheep nose fly) the sheep nostril fly or botfly, Oestrus ovis, which deposits its larvae in the nostrils of sheep and similar animals.
A fuse located in the nose of a shell or bomb.
Landing gear situated in the nose of an aircraft.
A sweet-scented herb or flower.
Rising or reaching as high as a person's nose.
A nostril. Now chiefly English regional and informal, and Caribbean.
A horn on the nose of an animal, especially an animal with multiple horns such as a ceratopsian dinosaur.
(Only in pass.).
A net fastened over a horse's nose and mouth, e.g. to stop head-shaking or to keep flies off.
Usually in form nosepick. In skateboarding: any of various manoeuvres performed with the nose or front wheels of the skateboard, especially one performed by balancing on the nose of the skateboard. Also: (in BMX bicycling) a similar manoeuvre performed by balancing on the front wheel of the bicycle.
To practise nose-riding.
A tube placed in a nostril for introducing fluid or gas; (Medicine) a nasogastric tube.
A pocket handkerchief.
(A nose affected by) rosacea or rhinophyma, often believed to be caused by excessive alcohol consumption.
A prominent aquiline nose
The cone-shaped nose of a rocket or aircraft
An operation involving rhinoplasty or cosmetic surgery on a person’s nose
A fleshy leaf-shaped structure on the nose of many bats, used for echolocation
A ring fixed in the nose of a bull or other animal, for leading it
A stud worn in a person’s nose as a piece of jewellery
A short nose with an upturned tip
A form of rocket construction in which the engines are positioned at the front end.
(Of a rocket) having nose drive.
A medication intended to be administered as drops into the nose; also in form nose-drop in attributive use.
Nautical. A strong head wind.
A hangar that provides shelter for the front of an aircraft.
(Of an aircraft) having a tendency for the nose to drop relative to the tail; (of a motor vehicle) handling as if there were more weight were at the front.
A jewel or ornament worn in or above a person's nose.
= nose putty.
A person who picks the nose, especially with the fingers.
= nose clip.
An impression made on a surface by an animal's nose, often used as a means of identification.
A putty-like substance used to alter the shape of an actor's nose, etc.
The action or practice of standing on the nose or front end of a surfboard when surfing.
Having a nose-ring.