Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

The nose

button nose

noun

a small round nose

conk

noun

a nose

hooter

noun

a big nose

nose

noun

the part of your face above your mouth that you use for smelling and breathing. The two holes in your nose are called nostrils

proboscis

noun

someone’s large nose

Roman nose

noun

a large nose that slopes straight down

schnozzle

noun

your nose

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

selfie stick

an expandable stick which you attach to a mobile phone or camera to help you take a selfie …

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog