puunenä

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the well-known fable Pinocchio; literally a composition of words puu- (wooden) +‎ nenä (nose).

Noun[edit]

puunenä

  1. (idiomatic) A symbol of a liar; a person may be said to have or get a "wooden nose", if he/she is caught of lying.

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