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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.
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button noseA person having such a nose.
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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.
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nigger noseAn insult, a term of contempt.
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nose candyCocaine.
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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.
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nose testAn inspection of an object using the sense of smell, as for freshness of food.
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nose testAn inspection of the nasal passages or a trial of their function, as for breathing difficulties.
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nose-pickTo pick boogers from the nose.
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nose-pickerOne who picks their nose.
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nose-pickingTo insert a finger into one's nostril, especially to remove mucus.
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pope's noseThe tail end piece of a cooked chicken.
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win by a noseTo win narrowly; to have a narrow victory.
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get up someone's noseTo annoy someone; to get on somebody's nerves.
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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.
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on the noseExactly; precisely.
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on the noseSmelly, malodorous.
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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.
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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.
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thumb one's noseTo act disrespectfully, especially by flouting the object of disrespect.
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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.
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turn one's nose upAlternative form of turn up one's nose.
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under one's noseDirectly in front of one; clearly visible.
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under one's noseObvious or apparent.
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give someone a bloody noseto defeat or frustrate someone, but not doing any permanent damage in the process
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keep one's nose cleanTo stay out of trouble, especially by avoiding unlawful behavior.
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look down one's noseTo regard as inferior or distasteful; to hold in contempt.
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nose to the grindstoneHard at work.
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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.
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stick one's nose inTo be nosy; to meddle or interfere in the affairs of another.
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turn up one's noseTo refuse, especially as due to pride or status.
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turn up one's noseTo sneer.
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in front of one's nosePlain; clearly apparent; obvious.
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no skin off one's noseNo harm to one.
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plain as the nose on one's faceExtremely clear and plain to see.
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get someone's nose out of jointTo become angry; to take offense or take exception.
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get someone's nose out of jointTo make someone angry.
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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.
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bridgeThe upper bony ridge of the human nose.
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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.
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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.
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mouth breatherA person who routinely inhales and exhales through the mouth, instead of through the nose.
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stick one's oar inTo meddle; to stick one's nose into (something)
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