Phrasal Verb 'Nose'

We have 4 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Nose'.

Nose about

Meaning: Look for something hidden or secret

Example: The police are NOSING ABOUT to see if they can find anything against the gang.

Nose around

Meaning: Look around for evidence

Example: The boss keeps NOSING AROUND our office when we are out at lunch.

Nose out

Meaning: Find out, discover- usually information, secrets, etc

Example: He NOSED OUT their plans.

Nose out

Meaning: Narrowly beat someone

Example: The other candidate NOSED him OUT by a few votes.