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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
nose nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (nasal organ) (di persona)naso nm
 A fly landed on my nose.
 Una mosca è atterrata sul mio naso.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
IngleseItaliano
nose nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (dog's muzzle) (di animale)naso, muso nm
 When Tom's dog misbehaves, he taps it on the nose.
 Quando il cane di Tom si comporta male, lui gli tocca il naso.
nose nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (animal's snout)muso nm
 The anteater stuck his nose into the hole.
 Il formichiere ha infilato il muso nel buco.
nose nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (wine: smell)profumo nm
 This Chardonnay has a wonderful nose.
 Questo Chardonnay ha un profumo magnifico.
nose nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sense of smell)naso nm
 My hound dog has a great nose and can track any smell.
 Il mio cane da caccia ha un gran naso e segue ogni odore.
nose nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (front of a ship or boat, prow)prua nf
 The captain guided the nose of the yacht towards the dock.
 Il capitano ha guidato la prua dello yacht verso la banchina.
nose nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (aircraft's forward end)prua nf
 The nose of the plane pitched down.
 La prua dell'aeroplano si è scagliata verso il basso.
nose nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (curiosity, inquisitiveness)naso nm
  (colloquiale, figurato)ficcare il naso vtr
 Keep your nose out of my business!
 Tieni fuori il naso dai miei affari!
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Non ficcare il naso nei miei affari!
nose nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (nose-like part)becco nm
 He used the nose of the pliers to reach into the crack.
 Ha usato il becco delle pinze per raggiungere l'interno della fessura.
nose viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (get close) (con cautela)avvicinarsi vrif
 He nosed close enough to see the entertainer.
 Si avvicinò abbastanza da poter vedere l'intrattenitore.
nose [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (push with the nose)spingere [qlcs] col naso vtr
 The dog nosed the door so he could pass through.
 Il cane ha spinto avanti col naso la porta per poterci passare.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
IngleseItaliano
a nose for [sth] nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (instinctive ability to detect [sth](figurato: fiuto)naso nm
  (figurato: fiuto)sesto senso nm
 He has a great nose for good books.
 Ha un gran naso per i buoni libri.
 Ha un sesto senso per scoprire buoni libri.
beak nose nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal, offensive (nose: large, hooked)naso aquilino nm
blow your nose v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (expel mucus)soffiare il naso, soffiarsi il naso vtr
 Please blow your nose instead of sniffing.
 Per favore soffiati il naso invece di tirare su.
brown-nose nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. vulgar, figurative, pejorative, slang (sycophant) (volgare)leccaculo nm
 What a brown-nose - always sucking up to the boss, hoping for a promotion.
 Che gran leccaculo, sta sempre dietro al capo sperando in una promozione.
brown-nose [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." vulgar, figurative, pejorative, slang (be obsequious) (volgare, figurato)leccare il culo a [qlcn] vtr
 You got that promotion because you brown-nosed the boss.
 Sei stato promosso perché hai leccato il culo al capo.
button nose nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (small round nose)naso piccolo e tondo nm
flat nose naso piatto
follow your nose v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (trace smell of [sth](anche figurato: tracce)seguire il proprio naso vtr
hooked nose naso adunco nm
keep your nose clean exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (behave well)comportarsi bene v rif
  tenersi fuori dai guai v rif
keep your nose to the grindstone v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (continuously work hard)lavorare sodo vi
  darsi da fare v rif
  lavorare come un mulo vi
lead [sb] by the nose v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (control, steer to do [sth])comandare a bacchetta vtr
lead [sb] by the nose v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (deceive)abbindolare vtr
  (figurato)menare per il naso, prendere per il naso vtr
look down your nose at [sb/sth] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (think yourself superior)guardare dall'alto verso il basso vtr
needle-nose pliers nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (long thin pliers)traduzione non disponibile
 As the hole was so small I was forced to use a pair of needle-nose pliers to loosen the nut.
nose around vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." informal (pry, snoop) (colloquiale)ficcanasare, mettere il naso in vtr
 The detective decided to nose around the slums to see what mischief was afoot.
 Mia sorella ha il brutto vizio di ficcanasare nelle mie cose.
nose bleed sanguinamento del naso, sangue dal naso nm
nose clip nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (clasp used on a swimmer's nose) (nuoto: molletta per il naso)stringinaso nm
nose cone nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (conical shield at front of an aircraft)ogiva nf
nose drops nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (medicinal drops applied via the nostrils)gocce per il naso nfpl
nose into ficcare il naso in
nose job nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. slang (cosmetic surgery on the nose)rinoplastica nf
nose leaf (growth on bat nose)foglia nasale nf
nose [sb/sth] out vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (narrowly defeat)sconfiggere per un soffio, battere per un soffio vtr
 Horse number seven seemed all set to win, but then number eleven nosed him out.
 Il cavallo numero sette sembrava destinato a vincere, ma poi il numero undici l'ha battuto per un soffio.
nose [sb/sth] out vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (detect)cercare fiutando, fiutare alla ricerca di vtr
 After the avalanche, bloodhounds nosed out the buried skiers.
 Dopo la valanga, i cani hanno fiutato alla ricerca degli sciatori sepolti.
nose ring nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pierced jewellery worn in the nose)piercing al naso, anello al naso nm
 You will have to remove your nose ring if you want this job.
 Se vuoi avere quel lavoro ti toccherà togliere il piercing al naso.
nose to nose,
nose-to-nose
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(into direct competition) (figurato: in competizione diretta)testa a testa avv
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
nose to nose,
nose-to-nose
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(in direct competition) (figurato: competizione diretta)testa a testa agg
nose to nose,
nose-to-nose
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(intimately close up)a un palmo di naso da avv
nose to nose,
nose-to-nose
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(intimately close up)a un palmo di naso da avv
nose to nose with,
nose-to-nose with
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
figurative (in direct competition with) (stretta competizione)faccia a faccia loc avv
 The boxer went nose to nose with his opponent.
 Il pugile giunse al faccia a faccia con l'avversario.
nose to nose with,
nose-to-nose with
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
(very close to) (figurato: molto vicino)a un palmo di naso da loc avv
 Sam was nose to nose with his girlfriend, Mary.
 Sam era a un palmo di naso dalla sua ragazza, Mary.
nose wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (part of a plane's undercarriage) (aeronautica)carrello di prua, carrello anteriore nm
nose-bleed sangue di naso
nose-piercing piercing al naso
nose-ring anello da naso
nose-thumbing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal, figurative (display of mockery or contempt) (gesto di scherno)marameo nm
nosedive,
UK: also nose dive
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(aircraft: rapid fall, plunge)picchiata nf
 The plane's nosedive was frightening, but fortunately it quickly corrected course.
 La picchiata dell'aereo fu spaventosa, ma per fortuna riuscì velocemente a correggere la rotta.
nosedive,
nose-dive
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(aircraft: plummet, fall rapidly)picchiare, scendere in picchiata vi
 When the engine malfunctioned, the plane nosedived.
 Quando il motore smise di funzionare, l'aereo scese in picchiata.
nosedive,
UK: also nose dive
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative (rapid decrease) (figurato: crollo, caduta)picchiata nf
  crollo, tonfo nm
 The nosedive in salaries was due to the poor economy.
 Il crollo dei salari era dovuto alla pessima situazione economica.
nosedive,
nose-dive
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
figurative (decrease rapidly) (figurato: diminuire rapidamente)crollare, avere un tonfo vi
 Stocks nosedived for the fifth week in a row.
 Le azioni crollarono per la quinta settimana di fila.
on the nose advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal, figurative (exactly, precisely)precisamente, esattamente avv
 You guessed the lottery number on the nose! What a good guess -- you hit my birthday right on the nose.
 Hai indovinato il numero della lotteria precisamente (or: esattamente)! Bravo, hai indovinato esattamente il mio compleanno.
pay through the nose for [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (spend too much money on [sth](pagare tanto)pagare salato vtr
 He paid through the nose for that car, and it's nothing but a piece of junk.
 Quella macchina l'ha pagata salata, e invece non è altro che un rottame.
pay through the nose pagare un occhio della testa
pick your nose v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (put a finger in your nostril)mettere le dita nel naso vtr
  mettersi le dita nel naso v rif
  (colloquiale)scaccolarsi v rif
 Little kids will pick their noses in public, because they have no shame.
poke your nose in,
poke your nose into [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(be intrusive) (figurato: impicciarsi)mettere il naso in, ficcare il naso in vtr
pope's nose,
UK: parson's nose
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US, informal (cookery: tail of fowl)traduzione non disponibile
pug nose nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (short, turned-up nose)naso camuso, naso schiacciato nm
 I don't like her bleached-blonde hair or her tiny pug nose.
red nose (pathology)rinotracheite bovina infettiva nf
runny nose nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (excessive nasal mucus)naso che cola nm
 I have a runny nose and I keep coughing; I think I should see the doctor tomorrow.
 Ho il naso che cola e continuo a tossire. Credo che dovrò andare dal medico.
turn your nose up,
turn your nose up at [sth]
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
figurative (show disgust) (figurato)storcere il naso a vtr
  fare lo schizzinoso con vtr
under [sb]'s nose,
right under [sb]'s nose
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
(in obvious place) (figurato)proprio sotto il naso di [qlcn]
under the nose of sotto il naso di
win by a nose v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (horseracing: win very narrowly)vincere per un pelo, vincere per un soffio vi
 It was a very close race. Our horse won by a nose.
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