Definition of Retrousse

1. Adjective. (used of noses) turned up at the end. "A small upturned nose"

Exact synonyms: Tip-tilted, Upturned
Similar to: Shapely

Definition of Retrousse

1. Adjective. Turned up, as in describing the nose. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Retrousse

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retrousse

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Literary usage of Retrousse

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1. Characterology; an Exact Science Embracing Physiognomy, Phrenology and by Leander Hamilton McCormick (1920)
"When the Retrousse is markedly tip-tilted, in other words, is shorter from root to tip than from root to base, it is designated an optimistic Retrousse, ..."

2. The International Encyclopedia of Prose and Poetical Quotations from the by William Shepard Walsh (1908)
"Ah, who eould have ever foretold that that little retrousse ... says that she would never have been espoused by the Sultan had not her nose been retrousse, ..."

3. The Writings of Bret Harte by Bret Harte (1906)
"The effect was sublimer yet. What do you think of that? You, I mean. Everybody remembers the story of the Bishop and Mother Nez Retrousse. ..."

4. The Fortnightly Review (1883)
"... the calm eyes wide apart and a little upraised, the pure young curve of the cheek, the nes retrousse (if a nez retrousse may be allowed to a Madonna), ..."

5. Putnam's Magazine: Original Papers on Literature, Science, Art, and National by John Walter Osborne (1854)
"... little girls with swarthy complexions, noses excessively retrousse, ... in the world retrousse; mouth, bon; eyes •—Ah. here she is. looking full at me. ..."

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