Dictionary search results

Showing 1-4 of 4 results

nosing US English

A rounded edge of a step or molding

nose US English

(Of an animal) thrust its nose against or into something, especially in order to smell it

rock nosing US English

A method of whaling (especially during poor weather conditions) in which a ship lies at anchor in a protective harbour or close to the shore, while smaller boats are sent out to search for whales and guide them to the ship.

brown-nose US English

Curry favor with (someone) by acting in an obsequious way