What does on the nose mean?

Definitions for on the nose

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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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of on the nose in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of on the nose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mother Brandi McGlathery:

    He doesn't have a nose!

  2. An Ohio woman:

    Please hurry. He’s biting my nose.

  3. David Bowie:

    ? I blew my nose one day in California.

  4. Mary Anne Puleio:

    Smile: Happiness Is Right Under Your Nose!

  5. Kristen Parham:

    White stuff was coming out of her nose and mouth.

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Translations for on the nose

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • exact, précisé, pile poilFrench

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