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  • v  search or inquire in a meddlesome way
  • v  advance the forward part of with caution
    She nosed the car into the left lane
  • v  catch the scent of; get wind of
    The dog nosed out the drugs
  • v  push or move with the nose
  • v  rub noses
  • v  defeat by a narrow margin
  • a  having a nose (either literal or metaphoric) especially of a specified kind

  • But I do agree with Rivers about one point: when big-nosed women go up to her and say "God created this nose," she responds, "And he also created plastic surgeons to fix it.
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  • Mike Hargrove in ESPN
    He's a hard-nosed player and likes to play the game. That's what we're looking for,Hargrove said. "He fits real well in our lineup among [Raul] Ibanez, [Richie] Sexson and [Adrian] Beltre. Considering the production he has shown in his...
  • Torii Hunter in Forbes
    The play the game the right way,Hunter said. "They play hard-nosed baseball."
  • Alando Tucker in USA Today
    They were tough all game,Tucker said. "They were hard-nosed on the ball and when I caught it on or off the block, two guys were coming at me."

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