Antonyms for noses out

Grammar : Verb
Spell : nohz
Phonetic Transcription : noʊz

Definition of noses 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 :
  • Nothing in the world would have induced them to poke their noses out of the window.
  • Extract from : « The Fortune of the Rougons » by Emile Zola
  • It is useful with star-gazers or horses that get their noses out too far.
  • Extract from : « How Women Should Ride » by C. De Hurst
  • Don't stick your noses out—be still now—I'm going to sing a song.
  • Extract from : « Peter Parley's Own Story » by Samuel G. Goodrich
  • We'll see the way our great man puts their noses out of joint.
  • Extract from : « When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete » by Gilbert Parker
  • Ladies,” she sez, “dip their pens in their ink and keep their noses out of it!
  • Extract from : « The History of Mr. Polly » by H. G. Wells
  • She can't mind if we are flat on our backs, with only our noses out.
  • Extract from : « Jo's Boys » by Louisa May Alcott
  • Even as we poked our noses out of the door there was a promise of a fine day.
  • Extract from : « The Luck of Thirteen » by Jan Gordon
  • In a few moments, the frogs, one by one, began to poke their noses out of the water.
  • Extract from : « Harper's New Monthly Magazine, No. XXIV, May 1852, Vol. IV » by Various
  • Those that run at large will get in the water where it will cover them and stand with their noses out for half a day.
  • Extract from : « A Soldier in the Philippines » by Needom N. Freeman
  • As the bunnies popped their noses out of their holes, she had managed to pop them off with the branches.
  • Extract from : « Notes in North Africa » by W. G. Windham

Synonyms for noses out

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