from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a hooked or aquiline nose.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a curvated or aquiline nose.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having an aquiline nose
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So you mean those imflammatory cartoons showing a hook-nosed ogre dangling an Uncle Sam puppet from a string are true?
You don't need to put in a panel of a grinning hook-nosed Shylock or say the phrase "Jew money-lenders" or even put (or hint at the concept) "Jew" and "money-lenders" in context with one another for the term -- left unrebuked -- to be understood for what it is.
Now, were I to describe this person to a third-party, the term 'hook-nosed Jew' would NOT be derogatory - it would be factually accurate.
This kind of patriotism -- which is at the heart of the war on terror -- is very much akin to what was expressed in a 1908 editorial cartoon I ran into: an enraged Statue of Liberty kicking a cage full of foreigners, whom you can recognize as such because they are dark-faced, curly-haired, hook-nosed and are clutching bombs and knives.
Makes you wonder which small, hook-nosed minority controls US foreign policy (as if we didn't know) ...
Both institutions are controlled by the same "people," the same hook-nosed, bagel-eating, nation-wrecking tribe of people.
While Schiff says that Jolie is perfect for the part, sceptics have already queried her likeness to the hook-nosed profile of the queen that appears on coins.
The bald, hook-nosed actor took his career to a higher plane once he established himself as Jerry Seinfeld's annoying Uncle Leo with his trademark greeting "Hello!"
In the weeks since, the ADL has compiled a hefty volume of cartoons in the Arab media that they say depict Israelis -- in the guise of stereotypical hook-nosed Jews in black hats -- as "blood-thirsty monsters, sharks and other marine wildlife swallowing up or crushing" the flotilla.
They ring the bell at the front garden gate and stand in the shadows, afraid to approach the great man when he appears in the doorway in that famous hook-nosed silhouette.
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