noseful

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nose +‎ -ful

Noun[edit]

noseful (plural nosefuls)

  1. As much (of a scent etc.) as can be taken into one's nose; a sniff.
    • 2002, Kate Grenville, Joan makes history
      At last he did what I wanted: I stood so close I could snuff up nosefuls of his musty smell, and he snipped the curls from my head one by one.

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