Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An aquiline nose.

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  • n. an aquiline nose
  • n. someone with such a nose

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a nose with a prominent slightly aquiline bridge

Etymologies

hook +‎ nose (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A few moments later, another protester made a break for the stage wearing a gigantic papier-mâché mask that someone told me looked like a caricature of the speaker featuring a giant hooknose.

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  • He spoke of his hooknose as ‘Roman’, and was proud of his resemblance to some Roman Emperor — it was

    Down and Out in Paris and London

  • Aram Baksh came forward, walking softly, a portly man, with a black beard that swept his breast, a jutting hooknose, and small black eyes which were never still.

    Conan the Wanderer

  • He spoke of his hooknose as ‘Roman’, and was proud of his resemblance to some Roman Emperorit was Vespasian, I think.

    Down and Out in Paris and London

  • They had all chosen baby parrots, with childish looks upon their hooknose faces; they had no tails yet; they were green, of a wonderful shade.

    An Iceland Fisherman

  • She's fond of Adiante, and she sympathises with her brother Edward made a grandfather through the instrumentality of that foreign hooknose; and Patrick must turn the two dagger sentiments to a sort of love-knot and there's the task he'll have to work out in his letter to Miss Caroline.

    Celt and Saxon — Volume 1

  • All Jews are wealthy; all Jews are money-grubbers; they all have the hooknose - all the old stereotypes that you saw from Nazi Germany.

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