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- adj. Having a pug nose; with a short nose which is flattened and whose tip is turned up.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a pug-nose.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a blunt nose
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Rather than a brainiac grey-beard, we should think of him as his contemporaries knew him: a bustling, energetic, wine-swilling, man-loving, vigorous, pug-nosed, sword-bearing war-veteran: a citizen of the world, a man of the streets.
A video of a young, pug-nosed woman with a layer of brown hair swept over her forehead, performing Eminem and Rihanna's "Love the Way You Lie" is making the Internet rounds — which has everything to do with the woman's resemblance to Justin Bieber.
As Mark Bellison (Gervais) struggles to survive at a mediocre television company, the pug-nosed, pudgy writer endures a rivalry with the better looking, more successful and far more arrogant Brad Kessler (Rob Lowe).
In his mid-thirties at the time, short and pug-nosed, with long hair and a SoCal surfer patois, Miglino might have, at first glance, appeared a likely savior for a bunch of greenies and new agers.
In an effort to find a companion to stay with me in the dark, quiet bedroom, my mother bought a pug-nosed Shih Tzu puppy.
When Flood resigned in 1980, his mantle was picked up by Republican Joseph McDade, a pug-nosed back-room dealmaker who has served the Scranton area since 1962.
Liberal writer Ezra Klein (no Brad Pitt, last time I checked him out) vented that Kaine is "a squat, squinty, pug-nosed fellow."
Surprise was not a flattering emotion on their crinkly, pug-nosed faces.
But where Edgar was pug-nosed and compact, with brows like batwings, Clyde was long-jawed and tallish, sort of semidebonaire, a fairly gentle fellow who liked conversation—again, unlike his boss, who thought you gave yourself away, word by word, every time you opened your trap to speak.
Think of Paul Newman in The Long, Hot Summer, his cocky insolence the perfect antidote for the low sperm count that has denied Orson Welles's pug-nosed patriarch his rightful crop of heirs; or as Chance Wayne in Sweet Bird of Youth, reducing that town's petty despot to Rumpelstiltskin stamps of impotent fury.
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