Definition of hawk-nosed in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌhôkˈnōzd/


(Of a person) having a nose that is curved like a hawk’s beak.
Example sentences
  • He studied the uncontrolled panic on his pale, hawk-nosed face.
  • The hawk-nosed designer narrowed his eyes darkly at the boorish interruption.
  • The maître d', a hawk-nosed man with an authentic-sounding snooty French accent, stopped them as they came in and asked if they had reservations.

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Syllabification: hawk-nosed

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