Antonyms for nose out


Grammar : Verb
Spell : nohz
Phonetic Transcription : noʊz


Definition of nose out

Origin :
  • "perceive the smell of," 1570s; "pry, search," 1640s, from nose (n.). Related: Nosed; nosing.
  • As in scent : verb detect, smell
  • As in trail : verb lag behind, follow
  • As in edge out : verb defeat narrowly
  • As in defeat : verb frustrate
  • As in detect : verb discover
  • As in discover : verb find, uncover
  • As in edge : verb defeat narrowly
  • As in ferret out : verb search out
Example sentences :
  • The girl who ought to have been a boy and put my nose out, eh?
  • Extract from : « The Woman Thou Gavest Me » by Hall Caine
  • Not a vessel dared to show her nose out of port: we had her if she did.
  • Extract from : « Frank Mildmay » by Captain Frederick Marryat
  • I'll prove more than that to you, if you dare show your nose out doors.
  • Extract from : « Down the Slope » by James Otis
  • There's a man hereabouts that thinks he could put my nose out o' joint.
  • Extract from : « The Tithe-Proctor » by William Carleton
  • He was in the river under the stern oar, with just his nose out.
  • Extract from : « Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete » by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • The bouquet is so excellent I can't take my nose out of the glass.
  • Extract from : « To Tell You the Truth » by Leonard Merrick
  • When she so did, Felix Mendelssohn did poke his nose out the cuff.
  • Extract from : « The Story of Opal » by Opal Whiteley
  • He should have kept his nose out of this scrimmage, which was not an Osage scrimmage.
  • Extract from : « The Sunset Trail » by Alfred Henry Lewis
  • "I don't want to put anyone's nose out of joint," Isobel laughed.
  • Extract from : « Rujub, the Juggler » by G. A. Henty
  • "You put his nose out of joint, I guess," said Tim with a grin.
  • Extract from : « Corporal Cameron » by Ralph Connor

Synonyms for nose out

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