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Translation of "nose" - English-Spanish dictionary

nose

noun /nəuz/
the part of the face by which people and animals smell and usually breathe nariz, hocico She held the flower to her nose He punched the man on the nose. the sense of smell olfato Police dogs have good noses and can follow criminals’ trails. the part of anything which is like a nose in shape or position morro the nose of an aeroplane. -nosed suffix con la nariz a long-nosed dog. nosy adjective ( nosey) taking too much interest in other people and what they are doing curioso, entrometido She is a very nosy person. nosily adverb de forma curiosa nosiness noun curiosidad nosebag noun food-bag for horses, hung over the head. morral nosebleed noun (medical) a flow of blood that comes from the nose hemorragia nasal Nosebleeds can be caused by irritation from dry or cold air. nosedive noun a dive or fall with the head or nose first picado The aeroplane did a nosedive into the sea. nose job noun (informal) plastic surgery on the nose. operación (de cirugía plástica)de nariz follow one’s nose to go straight forward. seguir recto lead by the nose to make (a person) do whatever one wants dirigir She led her husband by the nose. nose out phrasal verb to find (as if) by smelling olfatear, husmear The dog nosed out the bone. 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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