Definition of hook-nosed in English:

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hook-nosed

Pronunciation: /ˈho͝okˌnōzd/

adjective

Having a prominent aquiline nose.
Example sentences
  • A hook-nosed official eyed me curiously (he must've heard the sobs) and handed me a white sheet of paper labeled ‘Public notice.’
  • The hook-nosed pirate was flustered but he did not give up.

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Syllabification: hook-nosed

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