Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “nose” en inglés

nose

noun [C] uk   /nəʊz/ us    /noʊz/

nose noun [C] (BODY PART)

A1 the part of the face that sticks out above the mouth, through which you breathe and smell: a large/long/pointed nose I've got a sore throat and a runny nose (= liquid coming out of the nose). Come on now, stop crying - blow your nose on my hanky.
See also
specialized food & drink the particular smell of a wine: a wine praised for its smoky nose

nose noun [C] (VEHICLE)

the front of a vehicle, especially an aircraft: The symbol was painted on each side of the plane's nose.

nose

verb uk   /nəʊz/ us    /noʊz/

nose verb (SEARCH)

[I usually + adv/prep] informal to look around or search in order to discover something, especially something that other people do not want you to find: There were some journalists nosing about/around. The police came in and started nosing into drawers and looking through papers.

nose verb (VEHICLE)

[I or T, + adv/prep] to (make a vehicle) move forwards slowly and carefully: The car nosed out of the side street, its driver peering anxiously around. He carefully nosed his lorry into the small gap.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of nose from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de nose
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “nose” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

hello stranger

said to a person that you know but have not seen for a long time

Palabra del día

Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.

by Liz Walter​,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.

Aprende más 

silver splicer noun

November 17, 2014
informal a person who marries in later life Newly retired and now newlywed – rise of the ‘silver splicers’ Reaching pension age becomes a trigger to tie the knot as baby-boomers begin to redefine retirement

Aprende más