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Princeton's WordNet

  1. on the nose, on the button(adverb)

    being precise with regard to a prescribed or specified criterion

    "his guess was on the nose"; "the prediction for snow was right on the button"

  2. precisely, exactly, on the nose, on the dot, on the button(adverb)

    just as it should be

    "`Precisely, my lord,' he said"


  1. on the nose(Adjective)

    Exact; precise; appropriate.

  2. on the nose(Adjective)

    Smelly, malodorous; often used figuratively.

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  • exact, précisé, pile poilFrench

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