Spanish translation of “nose”
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 criminals’ trails. › the part of anything which is like a nose in shape or position
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
She is a very nosy person. nosily adverb ›
de forma curiosa
nosiness noun ›
nosebag noun › food-bag for horses, hung over the head.
nosebleed noun › (medical) a flow of blood that comes from the nose
Nosebleeds can be caused by irritation from dry or cold air. nosedive noun › a dive or fall with the head or nose first
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.
lead by the nose › to make (a person) do whatever one wants
She led her husband by the nose. nose out phrasal verb › to find (as if) by smelling
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.