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pug nose


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pug nose a short nose; flattened and turned up at the end
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Pug nose A short, thick nose; a snubnose.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Pug nose a short turned-up nose
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. nosu; Ger. nase, L. nasus.


In literature:

Such a small, pug-nosed little girl.
"Yama (The Pit)" by Alexandra Kuprin
I'm not going to sleep with you, Pug-nose.
"The Maidens' Lodge" by Emily Sarah Holt
John laughed loud, wrinkled up his little pug nose and showed his white teeth.
"Flint" by Maud Wilder Goodwin
She wasn't handsome, but she certainly was pretty, even though her nose was retrousse, which is French for pug.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13" by Elbert Hubbard
And here you come along and tilt up your freckled pug nose at a room and board and ten a week.
"Walter and the Wireless" by Sara Ware Bassett
The pet dogs called "pugs" had short, black noses, turned up in about as much of a curl as their tails.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, V. 5, April 1878" by Various
I therefore replied, `That' (excuse me) `you were very plain, with a pug nose, and very short and fat.
"Valerie" by Frederick Marryat
Below the eyes was a nose unmistakably pugged.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
But Beatrix had a pug nose.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Lady Eardham had three fair daughters, with pretty necks, and flaxen hair, and blue eyes, and pug noses, all wonderfully alike.
"Ralph the Heir" by Anthony Trollope
If she had any enemies, they might say that she has red hair and a pug nose.
"The Little Colonel's Christmas Vacation" by Annie Fellows Johnston
Among the undiluted, pug-nosed, bestial Tartars such beauty was impossible.
"Geoffrey Hampstead" by Thomas Stinson Jarvis
Cape Pug-Nose was reached, and we began to round the bluff old point.
"The Swiss Family Robinson" by Jean Rudolph Wyss
My teeth are uneven and my nose is pug.
"Hoosier Mosaics" by Maurice Thompson
You'll see where I get my silly blonde hair, my slightly pug nose and my very friendly ways.
"The Sins of the Father" by Thomas Dixon
He was represented by the ancients with a pug nose, very hairy, and with horns and feet of a goat.
"The Browning Cyclopædia" by Edward Berdoe
Her Japanese pug runs after her, shaking his muzzle-tortured nose.
"Critical Studies" by Ouida
Tomi would not be happy if his nose stuck out when other pug-doggies had nice flat nose.
"Captain June" by Alice Hegan Rice
Clearing his pug nose, maybe.
"Wilderness of Spring" by Edgar Pangborn
He has a snub soft nose like Lady Scilly's pug, with wrinkles on the bridge of it.
"The Celebrity at Home" by Violet Hunt

In poetry:

Minnie thinks her Jack is noble
Tho’ he takes a "whiskey slug!"
Minnie’s nose Jack thinks is piquant,
When in truth its only pug.
"Fools" by Joseph Warren Watson

In news:

She's short, with a slightly pushed up nose, as if a pug somehow snuck into her pedigree a few generations ago.
Even when he's behind bars, cops say high-violent gang member, Larry Watkins, a.k.a "Pug Nose Larry" and "Crazy Larry", is extremely violent – even igniting a prison riot and threatening to kill a corrections officer.