Synonyms of nosed


1. intrude, horn in, pry, nose, poke, search, look

usage: search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office"

2. nose, advance, bring forward

usage: advance the forward part of with caution; "She nosed the car into the left lane"

3. scent, nose, wind, smell

usage: catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs"

4. nose, push, force

usage: push or move with the nose

5. nuzzle, nose, caress, fondle

usage: rub noses

6. nose, get the better of, overcome, defeat

usage: defeat by a narrow margin


1. nosed (vs. noseless), hook-nosed, pug-nosed, pug-nose, short-nosed, snub-nosed, sharp-nosed, tube-nosed

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

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.