snub-nosed Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “snub-nosed” in the English Dictionary

"snub-nosed" in British English

See all translations


uk   /ˌsnʌbˈnəʊzd/  us   /-ˈnoʊzd/
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)
Translations of “snub-nosed”
in Chinese (Simplified) (鼻子)短平而上翘的, 塌鼻梁的, 短枪管的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (鼻子)短平而上翹的, 塌鼻樑的, 短槍管的…
What is the pronunciation of snub-nosed?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

nothing of the kind

used to emphasize a negative statement

Word of the Day

There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
by Kate Woodford,
November 25, 2015
In the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary the word ‘synonym’ is defined as ‘a word or phrase that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or phrase in the same language’. As you might expect, definitions for this word are broadly similar in other dictionaries and yet the italicized

Read More 

climatarian adjective
climatarian adjective
November 23, 2015
choosing to eat a diet that has minimal impact on the climate, i.e. one that excludes food transported a long way or meat whose production gives rise to CO2 emissions Climate change is not normally on people’s minds when they choose what to have for lunch, but a new diet is calling for

Read More