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snub-nosed

adjective 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
Translations of “snub-nosed”
in Chinese (Traditional) (鼻子)短平而上翹的, 塌鼻樑的, 短槍管的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (鼻子)短平而上翘的, 塌鼻梁的, 短枪管的…
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