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button noseA nose with a small size and a relatively flat, round shape, usually considered to be dainty or cute in appearance.Rate it:

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button noseA person having such a nose.Rate it:

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camel's noseA metaphor for a situation where the permitting of some small act will lead consequently to a larger undesirable act or circumstance.Rate it:

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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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get someone's nose out of jointTo become angry; to take offense or take exception.Rate it:

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get someone's nose out of jointTo make someone angry.Rate it:

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get up someone's noseTo annoy someone; to get on somebody's nerves.Rate it:

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give someone a bloody noseto defeat or frustrate someone, but not doing any permanent damage in the processRate it:

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in front of one's nosePlain; clearly apparent; obvious.Rate it:

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keep one's nose cleanTo stay out of trouble, especially by avoiding unlawful behavior.Rate it:

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look down one's noseTo regard as inferior or distasteful; to hold in contempt.Rate it:

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nigger noseAn insult, a term of contempt.Rate it:

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no skin off one's noseNo harm to one.Rate it:

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nose candyCocaine.Rate it:

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nose out of jointAn emotional state where someone is in a bad mood because he/she has been offended by or taken exception (objected) to some action.Rate it:

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nose testAn informal method for determining whether something is authentic, credible, or ethical, by using one's common sense or sense of propriety.Rate it:

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nose testAn inspection of an object using the sense of smell, as for freshness of food.Rate it:

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nose testAn inspection of the nasal passages or a trial of their function, as for breathing difficulties.Rate it:

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nose to the grindstoneHard at work.Rate it:

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nose-pickTo pick boogers from the nose.Rate it:

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nose-pickerOne who picks their nose.Rate it:

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nose-pickingTo insert a finger into one's nostril, especially to remove mucus.Rate it:

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on the noseExactly; precisely.Rate it:

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on the noseSmelly, malodorous.Rate it:

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pay through the noseTo pay a high price, especially an exorbitant or excessive amount, either in money or in some other manner.Rate it:

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pick one's noseThe act of picking one's nose, insertion of a finger or other object into one's nostril.Rate it:

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plain as the nose on one's faceExtremely clear and plain to see.Rate it:

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pope's noseThe tail end piece of a cooked chicken.Rate it:

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stick one's nose inTo be nosy; to meddle or interfere in the affairs of another.Rate it:

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the nose knowsDespite the addressee's belief that the speaker was unaware of something, the speaker, in fact, was already aware.Rate it:

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thumb one's noseTo act disrespectfully, especially by flouting the object of disrespect.Rate it:

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thumb one's noseTo place a thumb upon the tip of the nose, usually while simultaneous wiggling one's fingers, in a gesture of disrespect.Rate it:

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turn one's nose upAlternative form of turn up one's nose.Rate it:

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turn up one's noseTo refuse, especially as due to pride or status.Rate it:

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turn up one's noseTo sneer.Rate it:

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under one's noseDirectly in front of one; clearly visible.Rate it:

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under one's noseObvious or apparent.Rate it:

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win by a noseTo win narrowly; to have a narrow victory.Rate it:

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bridgeThe upper bony ridge of the human nose.Rate it:

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cock a snookTo spread one hand, place the thumb on the nose and wriggle some of the fingers as a gesture of disrespect.Rate it:

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hang fiveTo perform a longboard move where the surfer goes to the front of the board and rides from there, one foot on the nose and the five toes of that foot extended out over the front of the nose, the other foot placed further back.Rate it:

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mouth breatherA person who routinely inhales and exhales through the mouth, instead of through the nose.Rate it:

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stick one's oar inTo meddle; to stick one's nose into (something)Rate it:

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