Meaning of “snub-nosed” in the English Dictionary

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"snub-nosed" in British English

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snub-nosedadjective

uk /ˌsnʌbˈnəʊzd/ us /ˌsnʌbˈnoʊzd/

Someone whos is snub-nosed has a nose that is short and turns up at the end.

A snub-nosed gun has a very short barrel:

a snub-nosed revolver

(Definition of “snub-nosed” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)