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Another word for nose

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Noun
  1. The structure on the human face that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract

      1. The projecting nose, jaws, or anterior facial part of an animal's head.
      2. A similar prolongation of the anterior portion of the head in certain insects, such as weevils; a rostrum.
      3. A spout or nozzle shaped like such a projection.
      1. (slang) The human nose, especially one that is large.
      1. A projecting part with an opening, as at the end of a hose, for regulating and directing a flow of fluid.
      2. The human nose.
      1. A snout or nose.
      2. A snob.
      3. To treat haughtily:
      1. The bill of a bird, especially one that is strong and curved, such as that of a hawk or a finch.
      2. A similar structure in other animals, such as turtles, insects, or fish.
      3. A usually firm, tapering tip on certain plant structures, such as some seeds and fruits.
      1. A long flexible snout or trunk, as of an elephant.
      2. A slender, tubular organ in the head region of an invertebrate, such as certain insects and worms, usually used for sucking or piercing.
      3. A human nose, especially a prominent one.
  2. The sense by which odors are perceived

      1. The sense, located in the nasal cavities of mammals and relying on the olfactory nerves, by which molecules borne in a fluid such as air can be perceived; the olfactory sense.
      2. A similar sense in other animals, as insects' ability to perceive air-borne molecules with their antennae.
      3. The act or an instance of smelling:
      1. A distinctive, often agreeable odor.
      2. A perfume:
      3. An odor left by the passing of an animal.
      1. The sense of smell.
      2. The act or process of smelling.
    See also:

    smells

  3. Skill in perceiving, discriminating, or judging

Verb
  1. To perceive with the olfactory sense

      1. A brief, passing odor carried in the air:
      2. A very small trace:
      3. An inhalation, as of air or smoke:
      1. To inhale (something) audibly through the nose; sniff.
      2. To sense or examine by smelling; sniff at.
      3. To sniff; inhale.
      1. To inhale a short, audible breath through the nose, as in smelling something.
      2. To sniffle.
      3. To use the sense of smell, as in savoring or investigating:
      1. The sense, located in the nasal cavities of mammals and relying on the olfactory nerves, by which molecules borne in a fluid such as air can be perceived; the olfactory sense.
      2. A similar sense in other animals, as insects' ability to perceive air-borne molecules with their antennae.
      3. The act or an instance of smelling:
      1. A distinctive, often agreeable odor.
      2. A perfume:
      3. An odor left by the passing of an animal.
  2. To look into or inquire about curiously, inquisitively, or in a meddlesome fashion.

Idioms:

    nose out

  1. To pursue and locate

Another word for nose

Noun
  1. The organ of smell

    See also:

    organ

  2. A projection

      1. The forward, projecting part of the head of certain animals, such as dogs, including the mouth, nose, and jaws; the snout.
      2. A device that is fitted over an animal's snout, often used to prevent biting or eating.
      3. The forward, discharging end of the barrel of a firearm.
      1. A projecting part with an opening, as at the end of a hose, for regulating and directing a flow of fluid.
      2. The human nose.
      1. The projecting nose, jaws, or anterior facial part of an animal's head.
      2. A similar prolongation of the anterior portion of the head in certain insects, such as weevils; a rostrum.
      3. A spout or nozzle shaped like such a projection.
    See also:

    projection

Verb
      1. To look or inquire closely, curiously, or impertinently:
      1. To examine carefully and critically, especially for flaws.
      2. To review or examine officially:
      1. To move around in, go through, or look through in an effort to find something:
      2. To make a careful examination or investigation of; probe:
      3. To examine (a person or property) for the purpose of discovering evidence of a crime.
    See also:

    examine