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Pronunciation of Nose: Learn how to pronounce Nose in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word nose:

noun
1the part projecting above the mouth on the face of a person or animal, containing the nostrils and used for breathing and smelling:
he slowly breathed out the air through his nose
he pushed his glasses higher on to the bridge of his nose
the dog pressed his nose into the palm of my hand
[in singular] the sense of smell, especially a dog’s ability to track something by its scent:
a dog with a keen nose
[in singular] an instinctive talent for detecting something:
he has a nose for a good script
the aroma of a particular substance, especially wine:
the wine has a raspberry nose and a clean taste
white peaches are particularly appreciated for their perfumed aromatic nose
2the front end of an aircraft, car, or other vehicle:
the plane’s nose dipped as it started descending towards the runway
a projecting part of something:
the nose of the saddle
3 [in singular] an act of looking around or prying:
she wanted a good nose round the house
informal a police informer:
he knew that CID men are allowed to drink on duty as much of their time is spent with noses
verb
1 [no object, with adverbial of place] (of an animal) thrust its nose against or into something:
the pony nosed at the straw
[with object] smell or sniff (something):
because of its strength, whisky is nosed rather than tasted
Mario’s gun dog nosed the carcass
2 [no object] look around or pry into something:
I was anxious to get inside and nose around her house
she’s always nosing into my business
[with object] detect by diligent searching:
he nosed out the signs of trespass
3 [no object, with adverbial of direction] (of a vehicle) move cautiously forward:
he turned left and nosed into an empty parking space
(of a competitor) manage to achieve a leading position by a small margin:
they nosed ahead by one point

Derivatives

nosed
adjective
[in combination]:
snub-nosed
noseless
adjective
Origin:

Old English nosu, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch neus, and more remotely to German Nase, Latin nasus, and Sanskrit nāsā; also to ness