What is another word for snub-nosed?

66 synonyms found


[ snˈʌbnˈə͡ʊzd], [ snˈʌbnˈə‍ʊzd], [ s_n_ˈʌ_b_n_ˈəʊ_z_d]

The word "snub-nosed" refers to a nose that is short and somewhat flattened at the end. Some synonyms for snub-nosed include pug-nosed, stubby-nosed, button-nosed or turned-up. These words describe the same feature of a nose but have slightly different connotations. Pug-nosed often refers to a short nose with a prominent bridge, while stubby-nosed implies a nose that is short and broad. Button-nosed refers to a small, round nose that sits prominently in the center of the face, while turned-up describes a nose that is upturned at the tip. All of these words can be used interchangeably with snub-nosed, depending on the specific context and tone of a given sentence.

How to use "Snub-nosed" in context?


The snub-nosed animals are a group of eight species of monotreme mammals that live in the subtropical and tropical wetlands of Asia and Africa. These animals are characterized by their broad noses and it is thought that their noses helped them to filter out waterborne parasites and other food items from their watery habitats. The snub-nosed animals are considered to be endangered and four of their species are considered to be critically endangered.

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