nose

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nose is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Homophones[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
nose

Plural
noses

A nose
  1. The part of the face that sticks out and is used for breathing and smelling things.
    His nose is very big.


Verb[change]

Plain form
nose

Third-person singular
noses

Past tense
nosed

Past participle
nosed

Present participle
nosing

  1. If you nose, you move with caution.
    The ship nosed through the minefield.
  2. If you nose you snoop.
    She was nosing around other people’s business.
  3. If you nose something, you push it with your nose.


Parts of the head (edit)

hair - scalp - forehead - ears - eyes - eyebrows - eyelashes - eyelids - nose - cheek - mouth - lips - teeth - gums - roof (palate) - tongue - jaw - chin


Parts of the body (edit)
head ears - eyes - nose - mouth - chin
torso neck - throat - shoulders - chest - ribs - abdomen - pelvis - back
internal organs heart - lungs - liver - stomach - kidneys - intestines - bladder - ovaries - uterus
extremities arms - hands - fingers - legs - feet - toes
sex organs penis - vagina - testicle - ovary