Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Snub-nosed; having a flattened or turned-up nose.
  • Concave.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having a very flat or snub nose, with the end turned up.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having a very flat or snub nose, with the end turned up.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin simus, Ancient Greek σιμός (simos, "flat-nosed, snub-nosed") .

Examples

  • There was another negro, hanging-handed, simous-faced, who had, in a fit of jealousy, blown two heads off by letting loose both barrels at once of his heavily charged shotgun ... the heads were his wife's ... and her lover's.

    Tramping on Life

  • There was another negro, hanging-handed, simous-faced, who had, in a fit of jealousy, blown two heads off by letting loose both barrels at once of his heavily charged shotgun ... the heads were his wife's ... and her lover's.

    Tramping on Life An Autobiographical Narrative

  • Tet Roddy, a £simous coIle6lor of Irifli MSSL alTerts, that he convinced the iafl of tbefe writers that the Irifh had written laws, by (hewing him the volumes in which they were written.

    Strictures on the Ecclesiastical and Literary History of Ireland:: From the Most Ancient Times ...

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