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Nose vs. Honker — What's the Difference?

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Nose

A nose is a protuberance in vertebrates that houses the nostrils, or nares, which receive and expel air for respiration alongside the mouth. Behind the nose are the olfactory mucosa and the sinuses.
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Honker

The raucous, resonant sound characteristic of a wild goose.
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Nose

The part projecting above the mouth on the face of a person or animal, containing the nostrils and used for breathing and smelling
He pushed his glasses higher on to the bridge of his nose
The dog pressed his nose into the palm of my hand
He slowly breathed out the air through his nose
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Honker

A sound similar to a goose's honk
Blew a loud honk on the bass saxophone.
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Nose

The front end of an aircraft, car, or other vehicle
The plane's nose dipped as it started descending towards the runway
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Honker

The blaring sound of the horn on a motor vehicle.
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Nose

An act of looking around or prying
She wanted a good nose round the house
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Honker

To emit a honk.
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Nose

(of an animal) thrust its nose against or into something
The pony nosed at the straw
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Honker

To cause (a horn) to produce a honk.
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Nose

Look around or pry into something
I was anxious to get inside and nose around her house
She's always nosing into my business
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Honker

One who honks.
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Nose

(of a vehicle) move cautiously forward
He turned left and nosed into an empty parking space
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Honker

(informal) A large nose.
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Nose

The part of the human face or the forward part of the head of other vertebrates that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract.
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Honker

(informal) A wild goose.
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Nose

The sense of smell
A dog with a good nose.
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Honker

A woman's breast.
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Nose

The ability to detect, sense, or discover as if by smell
Has a nose for gossip.
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Honker

(slang) Anything impressively large; a whopper.
I caught a real honker of a fish.
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Nose

The characteristic smell of a wine or liqueur; bouquet.
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Honker

(slang) A loud burst of flatulence.
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Nose

(Informal) The nose considered as a symbol of prying
Keep your nose out of my business.
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Honker

(slang) The telephone.
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Nose

Something, such as the forward end of an aircraft, rocket, or submarine, that resembles a nose in shape or position.
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Honker

The nose; - an informal terms used in the U. S.
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Nose

A very short distance or narrow margin
Won the race by a nose.
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Honker

Something that honks.
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Nose

To find out by or as if by smell
Nosed out the thieves' hiding place.
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Honker

The common grayish-brown wild goose (Branta canadensis) of North America; the Canada goose.
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Nose

To touch with the nose; nuzzle.
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Honker

A driver who causes his car's horn to make a loud honking sound;
The honker was fined for disturbing the peace
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Nose

To move, push, or make with or as if with the nose.
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Honker

Informal terms for the nose
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Nose

To advance the forward part of cautiously
Nosed the car into the flow of traffic.
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Honker

Common grayish-brown wild goose of North America
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Nose

To smell or sniff.
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Nose

(Informal) To search or inquire meddlesomely; snoop or pry
Nosing around looking for opportunities.
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Nose

To advance with caution
The ship nosed into its berth.
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Nose

A protuberance on the face housing the nostrils, which are used to breathe or smell.
She has a cold in the nose.
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Nose

A snout, the nose of an animal.
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Nose

The tip of an object.
The nose of a tea-kettle, a bellows, or a fighter plane
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Nose

The bulge on the side of a piece of a jigsaw puzzle, that fits into the hole of its adjacent piece.
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Nose

(horse racing) The length of a horse’s nose, used to indicate the distance between horses at the finish of a race, or any very close race.
Red Rum only won by a nose.
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Nose

A perfumer.
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Nose

The power of smelling.
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Nose

Bouquet, the smell of something, especially wine.
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Nose

The skill in recognising bouquet.
It is essential that a winetaster develops a good nose.
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Nose

(by extension) Skill at finding information.
A successful reporter has a nose for news.
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Nose

(architecture) A downward projection from a cornice.
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Nose

(slang) An informer.
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Nose

(intransitive) To move cautiously by advancing its front end.
The ship nosed through the minefield.
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Nose

(intransitive) To snoop.
She was nosing around other people’s business.
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Nose

(transitive) To detect by smell or as if by smell.
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Nose

(transitive) To push with one's nose; to nuzzle.
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Nose

(transitive) To defeat (as in a race or other contest) by a narrow margin; sometimes with out.
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Nose

(transitive) To utter in a nasal manner; to pronounce with a nasal twang.
To nose a prayer
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Nose

(transitive) To furnish with a nose.
To nose a stair tread
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Nose

(transitive) To confront; be closely face to face or opposite to.
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Nose

The prominent part of the face or anterior extremity of the head containing the nostrils and olfactory cavities; the olfactory organ. See Nostril, and Olfactory organ under Olfactory.
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Nose

The power of smelling; hence, scent.
We are not offended with a dog for a better nose than his master.
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Nose

A projecting end or beak at the front of an object; a snout; a nozzle; a spout; as, the nose of a bellows; the nose of a teakettle.
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Nose

To smell; to scent; hence, to track, or trace out.
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Nose

To touch with the nose; to push the nose into or against; hence, to interfere with; to treat insolently.
Lambs . . . nosing the mother's udder.
A sort of national convention, dubious in its nature . . . nosed Parliament in the very seat of its authority.
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Nose

To utter in a nasal manner; to pronounce with a nasal twang; as, to nose a prayer.
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Nose

To confront; be closely face to face or opposite to; meet.
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Nose

To furnish with a nose; as, to nose a stair tread.
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Nose

To examine with the nose or sense of smell.
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Nose

To make by advancing the nose or front end; as, the train nosed its way into the station;
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Nose

To beat by (the length of) a nose.
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Nose

To push or move with the nose or front forward.
A train of cable cars came nosing along.
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Nose

To smell; to sniff; to scent.
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Nose

To pry officiously into what does not concern one; to nose around.
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Nose

The organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals;
He has a cold in the nose
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Nose

A front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft);
The nose of the rocket heated up on reentry
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Nose

The front or forward projection of a tool or weapon;
He ducked under the nose of the gun
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Nose

A small distance;
My horse lost the race by a nose
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Nose

The sense of smell (especially in animals);
The hound has a good nose
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Nose

A natural skill;
He has a nose for good deals
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Nose

A projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
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Nose

Search or inquire in a meddlesome way;
This guy is always nosing around the office
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Nose

Advance the forward part of with caution;
She nosed the car into the left lane
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Nose

Catch the scent of; get wind of;
The dog nosed out the drugs
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Nose

Push or move with the nose
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Nose

Rub noses
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Nose

Defeat by a narrow margin
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