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Spanish translation of “nose”


noun /nəuz/
the part of the face by which people and animals smell and usually breathe She held the flower to her nose He punched the man on the nose. the sense of smell Police dogs have good noses and can follow criminalstrails. the part of anything which is like a nose in shape or position the nose of an aeroplane. -nosed
con la nariz
a long-nosed dog.
nos(e)y adjective taking too much interest in other people and what they are doing She is a very nos(e)y person. nosily adverb
de forma curiosa
nosiness noun nosebag noun food-bag for horses, hung over the head. nosedive noun a dive or fall with the head or nose first The aeroplane did a nosedive into the sea. nose job noun plastic surgery on the nose.
operación (de cirugía plástica)de nariz
follow one’s nose to go straight forward. lead by the nose to make (a person) do whatever one wants She led her husband by the nose. nose out to find (as if) by smelling The dog nosed out its master’s glove. pay through the nose to pay a lot, or too much
pagar un dineral
You have to pay through the nose for a good plumber these days.
turn up one’s nose at to treat with contempt
hacer ascos a
He turned up his nose at the school dinner.
under (a person’s) (very) nose right in front of (a person)
ante las propias narices de alguien
The book was right under my very nose He stole the money from under my very nose.
(Definition of nose from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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