"nose" Definition

  1. a thief who turns informer; a paid spy; generally called a policeman’s NOSE; “on the NOSE,” on the look-out.
  2. to give information to the police, to turn approver.
  3. “to pay through the NOSE,” to pay an extravagant price.

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Position in the dictionary: 2391 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: nose in the manger, nose out of joint, nose ’em, nose-bag, nose-ender, noser, notional, nouse, nowhere, number of his mess
Previous words in the dictionary: norwicher, north country compliment, north, norfolk-howards, nooning, non-com, noli-me-tangere, nobby, nobbler, nobble

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