nosed


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to nosed: NYSED
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adj

Antonyms for nosed

having a nose (either literal or metaphoric) especially of a specified kind

Antonyms

References in classic literature ?
A big bark nosed cautiously out of the mist, and was received with shouts and cries of, "Come along, darlin'," from the Irishry.
They heard the anchor-watch snoring on a lighthouse-tug, nosed into a pocket of darkness where a lantern glimmered on either side; somebody waked with a grunt, threw them a rope, and they made fast to a silent wharf flanked with great iron-roofed sheds full of warm emptiness, and lay there without a sound.
At this stage, however, they were destined to disappointment; Wilson nosed in every corner like a terrier and examined the roof almost in the posture of a fly, but half an hour afterward they had to confess that they were still without a clew.
Although his entry was nosed out in the end, the contest wasn't without its merits.