Reverse Dictionary: NONT – NOS


NON-VIRGIN – adjectives
– CLEAVED pert. to a non-virgin female …L18 cant
– CLOVEN pert. to a non-virgin female …L18 cant
– TAMPERED-WITH pert. to a non-virgin; used esp. in reference to young males who seem likely to serve as catamites …20C sl.
non-virgin – person 
– USED GOODS a woman who is not a virgin …1910 Amer. sl.
 
NONVIRILE – person
– SCHMENDRICH, SCHMENDRICK a stupid person; an oaf; an immature male; a nonvirile male; used derisively by women …20C US sl.
 
NON-WHITE – adjectives
– WOGGY characteristic of a non-White person …1988 Aust. sl.
non-White – person 
– DINGE any non-Caucasian; a Vietnamese …1960s US military in Vietnam usage
– GOLLY any person of non-White ethnicity; a native of the Indian subcontinent; an Arab …1967 UK sl.
– WOG (derogatory) any person of non-white ethnicity …1929 UK sl.
 
NOODLE (food) – nouns
– APRON STRING a noodle (food) …1936 Amer. dial.
– YANKEE DOODLES noodles …1990s rhyming sl.
 
NOOK – nouns
– CANT † a nook, corner in a building; a niche …1603
– CANTLE † a nook or corner; a corner-piece …c1350
– CANTON † a corner, an angle; a retreating corner, angle, or nook …1534
– HALE † a corner, a nook; a secret place …c897
 
NOON – adjectives
– ANTEMERIDIAN occurring before noon …1650
noon – nouns 
– DINNER twelve o’clock pm; noon …1935 Amer. dial.
– DINNERTIME twelve o’clock pm; noon …1902 Amer. dial.
– HIGH-TWELVE midday, noon …1827
– MIDDLEDAY noon …1922 Amer. dial.
– MIDNOON noon, midday …1801 Sc.
– MIDS-DAY midday, noon …1824 Sc. obs.
– MIDTIME OF DAY noon, midday …1892 Sc.
 
NOOSE – nouns
– FANG † a noose, a trap …1535
– FANK a coil of rope; a noose …1825 Sc.
– HALSH a noose, a loop, a slip-knot; a twist, turn …1839 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– LEASH † a snare, a noose …c1374
– PANTER † a fowling net, a fowler’s snare’ a net, a snare, a trap, a noose …c1325 obs. exc., Eng. dial.
noose – verbs 
– HALSH to fasten, to tie; to knot, to noose, to loop, to twist …1809 Eng. dial.
 
NORMAL – adjectives
– NATURAL † in full possession of one’s wits or senses, normal …1714 Sc.
– ONE-ONE normal; as usual …1950 Amer. dial. Black usage
normal – person 
– NORM a normal person; a dully conventional person …1983 US sl.
– NORMAL a normal person; a dully conventional person …1983 US sl.
 
NORMALLY – adverbs
– NATURALLY †* normally, regularly …1526
 
NORTH – adverbs
– BENORTH † to the north …1087
north – prepositions 
– BENORTH † north of …1387 obs. exc. Sc.
 
NORTH CAROLINA – person
– BANKER an inhabitant of the outer banks of the North Carolina seacoast …1750 Amer. dial.
– CONCH a native of North Carolina …M19 US sl.
– CROATAN a native of North Carolina or South Carolina whose ancestry consists of Black, Indian, and White …1880s US Black
– DIMERY a person of mixed Indian, White, and Black ancestry in southeastern North Carolina, and eastern South Carolina …1950 Amer. dial.
– GAUBER-GRUBBER an inhabitant of North Carolina, Arkansas, or Georgia …M19 sl.
– GOOBER an inhabitant of North Carolina …1865 Amer. dial.
– GRUBER-GRUBBER an inhabitant of North Carolina, Arkansas, or Georgia …M19 sl.
– TAR-BOILER a native of North Carolina …1845 US sl.
– TAR-BURNER a native of North Carolina …1775 US sl.
– TARHEEL a poor White, esp. from the piney woods of North Carolina; a rustic or countrified person; any north Carolinian; an insignificant person …1846 Amer. dial.
– TAR-HEELER a native of North Carolina …1862 US sl.
 
NORTHERN – adjectives
– BACK-SUNDERED having a northern aspect, shady …1851 Eng. dial.
– BACK-SUNNED having a northern aspect, shady …1851 Eng. dial.
 
NORTHERN LIGHTS – nouns
– DANCERS the aurora borealis or northern lights …c1717
– DERWENTER LIGHTS the Aurora Borealis …1879 Eng. dial.
– FIRE-FLAUGHT the Northern Lights; Aurora Borealis …1787
– MERRY DANCERS the Aurora Borealis, the Northern Lights … 1693 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– NIGHT RAINBOW the Northern Lights …1954 Amer. dial.
– PRETTY DANCERS, THE Aurora Borealis …1717 Sc.
– STREAMERS the Aurora Borealis, northern lights …1805 sl.
 
NORWAY – adjectives
– NORISH †* Norwegian …a1688
Norway – nouns
– OH-SLOW Oslo …1940 army sl.
Norway – person 
– BLOCKHEAD a Swedish person; a Norwegian…1965 Amer. dial.
– NORSKI, NORSKY a person of Norwegian descent …1929 Amer. dial.
– ROUNDHEAD a Swedish person; a Norwegian; a Polish person; a Finnish person …1965 Amer. dial.
– WHITEHEAD a Norwegian …1965 Amer. dial.
 
NOSE – adjectives
– APE-FACED pug-nosed …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BEAKY having a prominent nose …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BUNGED UP stuffy, blocked, esp. of one’s nose during flu or a cold, or of constipation …20C sl.
– BUTTON-NOSED having a small roundish nose …1895
– CAMMED  having a camois nose (low and concave) …c1350
– CAMOIS † of the nose: low and concave; of persons: pug-nosed …c1380
– CAMOISED † having a camois nose …1393
– CAMOIS-NOSED † hooked-nosed …1601
– CAMOW-NOSED hooked-nosed …a1600
– CAMUS † of the nose: low and concave; of persons: pug-nosed …c1380
– COPPER-NOSED red-nosed from drinking …L17 sl.
– HAWK-BILLED having a hooked or sharp nose …1965 Amer. dial.
– HAWK-NOSED having a nose curved like a hawk’s beak …1530
– KEEN-POINTED of the nose: pointed …1966 Amer. dial.
– NARROW-NEBBED sharp-nosed …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NASEE †* having a mutilated nose …c1330
– NEGRO-NOSED (now derogatory) pert. to a person with a broad or a flat nose …c1696 sl.
– PUGIFIED pug-nosed …L18 colloq.
– PUGGY resembling the face or nose of a monkey or pug-dog; having such a face or nose …1722
– REEFART-NOSED having a nose in colour or shape like a radish …1793 Sc.
– RHINOCERICAL † of a nose: like a rhinoceros’ horn …1710
– SIMOUS 1. having a flat nose; snub-nosed …1656
2.  ​of the nose: snub, flat …1697
– SNOUTY having a long nose …a1685
– TARTAR-NOSED snub-nosed like a Tartar …1827
nose – nouns
– AIR HOOK one’s nose …1950 Amer. dial.
– APPENDIX the nose …1950 Amer. dial. jocular
– ARCH NOSE a hooked nose …1967 Amer. dial.
– BACCA-BOX the nose …1900s sl.
– BACCY-BOX the nose …1900s sl.
– BACK † the ridge of the nose …1615
– BEAK the nose …1715 sl.
– BEAL the nose; a bird’s bill …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BEEZER the nose …1908 sl.
– BIBBLIE-GAUGER the nose …1881 Sc.
– BILL (derogatory) a person’s nose …1942 Amer. dial.
– BOKE the nose …1859 US sl.
– BOKO the nose …1859 sl., orig, pugilistic
– BOLTSPRIT † the nose …1698-99 nautical sl.
– BOWSPRIT the nose …1785 Amer. nautical sl.
– BUGLE the nose …1847 Amer. sl.
– BUMBOSCIS the nose …1967 Amer. dial.
– BUTTON the nose or mouth, regarded as resembling a button, typically in being small and rounded …1696
– CAMBER-NOSE an aquiline nose …Bk1888
– CHEESE-CUTTER a prominent and aquiline nose …1873 sl.
– CHERRY PICKER a large hooked nose …1968 Amer. dial.
– CONK the nose …1812 sl.
– CYRANO a large nose …19C
– DANGER SIGNAL a red nose …20C sl., chiefly Cockneys’ usage
– DEVIL’S SEAT a broad bridge on the nose …1977 Amer. dial.
– DIP NOSE a nose having a bend in the bridge …1965 Amer. dial.
– DISHED NOSE a flat or concave nose …1966 Amer. dial.
– DISH-FACE NOSE a flat or concave nose …1966 Amer. dial.
– DISH NOSE a flat or concave nose …1950 Amer. dial.
– DISH-PAN NOSE a flat or concave nose …1966 Amer. dial.
– DOOK a notably large nose …M19 sl.
– DUKE OF MONTROSE the nose …1988 Sc. rhyming sl.
– EAGLE BEAK a hooked nose …1920 Amer. sl.
– EAGLE NOSE a hooked nose …1907 Amer. dial.
– EAGLE’S BEAK a hooked nose …1965 Amer. dial.
– ENGLISH NOSE one with a high bridge …1967 Amer. dial.
– GLASS OF PLONK the nose …20C rhyming sl. for ‘conk’
– GROG BLOSSOM redness of the nose caused by excessive drinking …1796 sl.
– HANDLE the nose …1950 Amer. dial.
– HANDLE OF THE FACE the nose …1708 jocular
– HAWKBEAK a nose, esp. one hooked or sharp …1965 Amer. dial.
– HAWKBILL a nose, esp. one hooked or sharp …1954 Amer. dial.
– HAWK’S BEAK a nose, esp. one hooked or sharp …1965 Amer. dial.
– HAZEL-SNOUT a turned-up nose …1952 Amer. dial.
– HONKER the nose …1942 US sl.
– HOOTER the nose …1958 sl.
– HORN the nose …19C colloq.
– HORNEY the nose …19C colloq.
– HORNY the nose …19C colloq.
– IME the tip of the nose …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– IRISH NOSE a turned-up nose …1966 Amer. dial.
– IRISH SNUB a turned-up nose …1966 Amer. dial.
– I SUPPOSE the nose …1859 rhyming sl.
– JEELY NOSE a bleeding nose … Sc.
– JIB the face, nose, lip, or mouth …1938 Amer. dial.
– KANOZZLE the nose …1969 Amer. dial.
– LIONEL ROSE the nose …Bk1999 Aust. rhyming sl.
– MALMSEY NOSE a heavily acned nose; the assumption being that the acned nose is the result of drinking too much ‘malmsey’ wine …a1700
– MASARD the face; hence, the nose …1602
– MAZARD the face; hence, the nose …1602
– MAZZARD the head or face; hence, the nose …1602
– MEDDEM an irritation or tickling in the nose (supposed by the superstitious to indicate that a visitor is coming) …Bk1905 Sc.
– MIDDLEBUSTER the nose …1968 Amer. dial.
– NASAL the nose …1888 pugilists’ sl.
– NASE † the nose …a1000
– NASE NAB a red nose …17C sl.
– NAZIE NAB a red nose …17C sl.
– NAZY NAB a red nose …17C sl.
– NEB the nose; the snout of an animal …c1000
– NEBBIN the nose …1869 Eng. dial.
– NEBBOCK the nose …1895 Sc.
– NEBEND the tip of the nose …1923 Sc.
– NEESE, NISS the nose …1788 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– NESE † the nose …c1175
– NIB the face; the mouth; the nose; usually of a woman …1754 Sc.
– NIZZ the nose …1788 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– NIZZET the nose …1929 Sc. 
– NIZZEY the nose …1788 Sc.
– NOB the nose …1796 Sc. 
– NOSE JOB cosmetic surgery done to the nose …sl.
– NOSE PAINT redness of the nose caused by excessive drinking …1880 jocular
– NOSER a bloody nose …M19 sl.
– NOZZLE the nose …1771 sl.
– OLIVER the nose …L19 US sl.
– PARISH PICK-AXE a prominent nose …L19 sl.
– PASTE-HORN the nose …1856 shoemakers’ sl.
– PECAN the nose …1968 Amer. dial.
– PLANTER’S NOSE a nose with a hump …1967 Amer. dial.
– PUGNOSE a flattened nose …Brit. sl.
– RANNY any long-nosed thing …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RASPBERRY the nose …1910s sl.
– RAZZO the nose …1899 sl.
– ROOT the nose …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SADDLE-NOSE a flat or snub-nose …1626
– SALMON the nose …1974 UK rhyming sl. for ‘snout’ (salmon and trout)
– SALMON AND TROUT the nose …1910s rhyming sl. for ‘snout’
– SALMON TROUT the nose …1910s rhyming sl. for ‘snout’
– SCENT-BOX the nose …1826 boxing sl.
– SCHNABEL the nose …1968 Amer. dial.
– SCHNOBIE the nose …1901 Amer. dial.
– SCHNOZ the nose …1942 sl.
– SCHNOZZ the nose …1942 sl.
– SCHNOZZLE the nose …1930 US sl.
– SCHNOZZLER a nose …1965 Amer. dial.
– SCHNOZZOLA the nose …1930 US sl.
– SHNOVVEL the nose …1939 Amer. dial.
– SHNOZZ a nose …2000 Amer. dial.
– SHONK the nose …1938 sl.
– SIMITY †* the fact of being flat-nosed …1650
– SIMOSITY * a being crooked-nosed …1721
– SLANTER the nose …1910s US sl.
– SMELLER the nose …a1700
– SMELLING CHEAT † the nose …1573 cant.
– SNEEZE-HORN the nose …B1900 Eng. dial.
– SNEEZER the nose …1945 US sl.
– SNIBBLE-NOSE † a nose that requires wiping; a snotty nose …1777 Eng. dial.
– SNICH the nose …L17 UK criminals’ sl.
– SNIFFER the nose …1858 sl.
– SNIPE the nose …1999 UK sl.
– SNITCH the nose …a1700
– SNOOT the nose …1861 Eng. dial.
– SNORER the nose …1891
– SNORTER the nose, esp. an enlarged one …Brit. sl.
– SNOT-BOX the nose …19C Brit. sl.
– SNOTTER-BOX the nose ..1790 Sc.
– SNOUT the nose, esp. when large or badly shaped …a1300
– SNOUT-PIECE the nose; the face …17C sl.
– SNOZ the nose …1930s sl.
– SNOZZLE the nose …1930s sl.
– SNUFF-BOX the nose …1829 boxing sl.
– SNUFFER 1. the thumb and finger as used for clearing or wiping the nose …1843
2. the nose …1945 US Black sl.
– SNUFFLE the nose …E19 sl.
– STICKYBEAK the nose of an overly inquisitive person …1914 Aust. & NZ colloq.
– STRAWBERRY a nose having the colour of a strawberry, esp. as the result of heavy drinking …1949 jocular
– THIN NOSE a nose keenly susceptible to smells …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TOKYO the nose …1992 UK rhyming sl. (Tokyo Rose)
– TOKYO ROSE the nose …1992 UK rhyming sl.
– TOOTER † something that projects; a prominent nose …1638
– VESSEL the nose …E19 sl.
– WEATHER-PEG a jocular term for the nose …B1900 Eng. dial.
– WHICKERBILL the nose …1972 Amer. dial.
– WHIFFER the nose …20C US sl.
nose – person
– ANDY GUMP a person with a small chin and a prominent nose …World War II Amer. sl.
– BANANA NOSE a person having a large hooked nose …1920 Amer. sl.
– BARNACLE †* one who speaks through his nose …1591
– BEAKY a man with a prominent nose …M19 Eng. sl. 
– CAMOIS † a person or animal with a camois nose (low and concave)  …1485
– CONKY, KONKY a nickname given to anyone with an especially prominent nose …M19 sl.
– EAGLE-BEAK a person having a large hooked nose; broadly, a term of contempt for a Jew …1920 Amer. sl.
– LIGHTHOUSE a red-nose person, generally male …c1810 Brit. sl.
– MUZZLE-CHOPS a nickname for a man with a prominent nose and mouth …1611
– OLD EAGLE-BEAK a person having a large hooked nose …1920 Amer. sl.
– OLD PASTE-HORN a nickname for a large-nosed man …c1856 sl.
– OLD RASPBERRY one who has a notably red nose, presumably a drunkard …1910s sl.
– PUGGY a person with an overly upturned nose …Brit. sl.
– ZOOT SNOOT a person who has a large nose …Bk1975 Amer. sl. 
nose – verbs
– BLOW A SNOT ROCKET to blow a gob of nasal mucus from one nostril at a time by blocking off the other nostril with a thumb …Bk2006 US sl.
– BOGEY, BOGIE to expel snot from the nose …Aust. sl.
– BOOGER to expel snot from the nose …Aust. sl.
– BOOGIE to expel snot from the nose …Aust. sl.
– DIGHT THE NEB to wipe one’s nose or mouth …1886 Sc.
– NASILLATE to speak through the nose …1863
– SLING to blow the nose with the naked fingers …Bk1892 Aust. sl.
– SNITE ONE’S SNITCH to wipe one’s nose …L18 sl.
– SNOIT † to blow the nose hastily, or with the finger and thumb …B1900 Sc.
– SNOT to blow the nose or wipe mucus from the nose …16C
– TAP to hit and thus draw blood from a victim’s nose …M18 sl.
– TAP A JUDY to cause one’s nose to bleed with a blow …M19 sl.
– TAP SOMEONE’S CLARET to cause someone’s nose to bleed with a blow …E19 sl.
– TWANG ONE’S NOSE † to blow the nose loudly …1748
nose – phrases
– BLOW YOUR HORN IF YOU DON’T SELL A FISH said to anyone who blows his nose vigorously …1904 Amer. dial.
 
NOSEGAY – see BOUQUET & FLOWER
 
NOSTALGIA – nouns
– LETTER FROM HOME something or someone that triggers nostalgia …1939 Amer. dial.
 
NOSTRIL – nouns
– NARE † a nostril …1398
– NAREL †* a nostril …1486
– NARELL †* a nostril …1486
– NEASETHRILL † a nostril …c1250
– NESETHIRL † a nostril …c1250
– NOSE-HOLES † the nostrils …1527 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– NOSE-HOLL † a nostril …a1425
– SNOT-HOLE † a nostril …1648
– SNUFFERS the nostrils …M17 sl.
– THIRL a nostril …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
NOSY – adjectives
– BEAKY nosy, inquisitive …2000s sl.
– BUSY interfering, nosy …1970s
– FEISTY nosy, inquisitive …c1960 Amer. dial.
– GYPSY interfering, meddling, nosy, officious, irritatingly inquisitive …20C W. Indies sl.
– NEBBIE inquisitive, nosy …1963 Sc.
– NEBBY nosy, inquisitive, curious, intrusive …L19 Ulster & Amer. dial.
– NEBBY-NOSED nosy, inquisitive, curious, intrusive …1968 Amer. dial.
– NEWSY of a person: news-loving; inquisitive, prying, nosy, gossipy …1899 Amer. dial.
– NIBBING being nosy, meddling …1942 Amer. dial.
– NIBBY snoopy, inquisitive, nosy …1942 Amer. dial.
– NOSY ENOUGH TO WANT TO KNOW THE INS AND OUTS OF A CHOOK’S BUM said of a prying person; excessively inquisitive or nosy …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– PIKEY nosy, prying, inquisitive …1959 Amer. dial.
– QUIZZY inquisitive, nosy …1950s Aust. & NZ sl.
nosy – nouns  (includes NOSINESS) 
– FACE interference, nosiness …19C US sl.
nosy – person
– BEEKIE a nosy person …Bk1975 Amer. sl.
– BIG-NOSE an over-inquisitive or nosy person …Bk1988 Aust. sl.
– GIG a detective, or any intrusive person; one who cannot mind his own business, a nosy or inquisitive person; a busybody; an eavesdropper …1959 Aust. sl.
– GIL a nosy, inquisitive, interfering person; a busybody …1823 UK sl.
– JACK NOHI an inquisitive person; a nosy parker …1940s NZ sl. 
– MEDDLE BOX an interfering nosy person; a busybody …1968 Amer. dial.
– MEDDLESOME BOX an interfering nosy person; a busybody …1968 Amer. dial.
– MEDDLESOME MATILDY an interfering nosy person; a busybody …1965 Amer. dial.
– MEDDLESOME MATTIE an interfering nosy person; a busybody …1946 Amer. dial.
– NEWSBUG a person who is always poking into other people’s affairs; a nosy person …1965 Amer. dial.
– NOSE-BOX one who is always poking into other’s affairs; a meddlesome person …1965 Amer. dial.
– NOSE-OINTMENT an overly inquisitive, nosy person …Brit. sl.
– NOSY ROSY one who is always poking into other people’s affairs; a nosy, meddlesome person; a gossip …1965 Amer. dial.
– PIKE a nosy, snoopy, or inquisitive person, a prying person …1959 Amer. dial.
– ROSY NOSY one who is always poking into other people’s affairs; a nosy, meddlesome person; a gossip …1965 Amer. dial.
– STICKYBEAK a person who pries into the affairs of others; a nosy or inquisitive person …1917 Aust. & NZ colloq.
nosy – verbs
– FAAS to be nosy or inquisitive …1930s W. Indies sl.
– FASS to be nosy or inquisitive …20C W. Indies sl.
– NEB to pry; to nose around, to be nosy or inquisitive …1928 Amer. dial.
– NEB ABOUT to pry; to nose around, to be nosy or inquisitive …1928 Amer. dial.
– PIKE to be nosy, to snoop, to pry …1959 Amer. dial.
– STICK ONE’S FACE IN to interfere, to be nosy …L19 US sl.
– STICKYBEAK to pry, to snoop, to be nosy …1921 Aust. & NZ colloq.
nosy – phrases 
– ALL UP IN THE KOOLAID wanting to know what is going on, being nosy or inquisitive …1997 US College & teen sl.
– DO YOU HAVE A BADGE? aren’t you being a bit nosy? …Bk1944 service sl.