Definition of Hook-nosed

1. Adjective. Having an aquiline nose.

Similar to: Nosed



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hook-nosed

hoofer
hoofers
hoofing
hoofless
hooflike
hoofprint
hoofprints
hoofrot
hoofrots
hoofs
hoofstock
hooie
hook, line and sinker
hook-billed
hook-nosed (current term)
hook above
hook and eye
hook in
hook line and sinker
hook of hamate bone
hook of spiral lamina
hook on
hook shot
hook shots
hook someone up
hook spanner
hook turn

Literary usage of Hook-nosed

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1. General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most Eminent by John Aikin, William Enfield, Nicholson, Thomas Morgan, William Johnston (1799)
"... after the young king, by his minister, had reigned between two and three years. Univers. Hist. — A. hook-nosed, was the son of Demetrius Nicator ..."

2. Ten Years in Wall Street: Or, Revelations of Inside Life and Experience on by William Worthington Fowler (1870)
"... A Vindictive Bear Going Short of Pittsburg — Waiting for News from the Front — Chasing a Telegram — The hook-nosed Man Nursing the Market — Sounding the ..."

3. Pedagogical Articles: Linen-measurer by Leo Tolstoy, Leo Wiener (1904)
"He, too, took the glass and warmed himself over it, and just as he began to talk he was pushed aside by a tall, swarthy, hook-nosed man, in a chintz shirt ..."

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