Nose out - definition, transcription

Amer.  |noʊz ˈaʊt|
Brit.  |nəʊz ˈaʊt|

verb

- recognize or detect by or as if by smelling (syn: scent out, smell out)

Examples

She could nose out any irregularity.

...independent investigators eventually nosed out proof of White House wrongdoing...

Our dog will nose out a rabbit anywhere it hides.

I wish he'd keep his nose out of my business!

The media always manage to nose out some interesting facts about a politician's past life.

keep your nose out of it

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