pug nose
noun Etymology: 1pug Date: 1777 a nose having a slightly concave bridge and flattened nostrils • pug-nosed adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pug nose — A short, thick nose; a snubnose. {Pug nosed }, a. [1913 Webster] {Pug nose eel} (Zo[ o]l.), a deep water marine eel ({Simenchelys parasiticus}) which sometimes burrows into the flesh of the halibut. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pug nose — n. [ PUG1 + NOSE] a nose that is short, thick, and turned up at the end pug nosed [pugnōzd΄] adj …   English World dictionary

  • pug nose — pug′ nose′ n. anat. a short, broad, somewhat turned up nose • Etymology: 1770–80 pug′ nosed , adj …   From formal English to slang

  • pug nose — ► NOUN ▪ a short nose with an upturned tip …   English terms dictionary

  • pug nose — pug nosed /pug nohzd /, adj. a short, broad, somewhat turned up nose. [1770 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • pug nose — noun A short nose which is flattened and whose tip is turned up. See Also: pug, pug nosed …   Wiktionary

  • pug nose — /pʌg ˈnoʊz/ (say pug nohz) noun a short nose turning abruptly up at the tip. –pug nosed, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • pug-nose — adjective having a blunt nose a pug nosed boy with freckles a snub nosed automatic • Syn: ↑pug nosed, ↑short nosed, ↑snub nosed • Similar to: ↑nosed …   Useful english dictionary

  • pug nose — noun a short nose with an upturned tip. Derivatives pug nosed adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • pug nose — noun a short nose; flattened and turned up at the end • Hypernyms: ↑nose, ↑olfactory organ …   Useful english dictionary

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