nose blow

nose blow
Noun. A handerkerchief or tissue for the purposes of wiping one's nose.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • blow — Ⅰ. blow [1] ► VERB (past blew; past part. blown) 1) (of wind) move creating an air current. 2) propel or be propelled by the wind. 3) expel air through pursed lips. 4) force air through the mouth into (an instrument) to make a sound …   English terms dictionary

  • nose — 1 noun 1 ON YOUR FACE (C) the part of your face that you smell with and breathe through: a broken nose | Marty punched him on the nose. | blow your nose (=clear it by blowing strongly into a piece of cloth or soft paper): Here, take this hanky… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • blow — I UK [bləʊ] / US [bloʊ] verb Word forms blow : present tense I/you/we/they blow he/she/it blows present participle blowing past tense blew UK [bluː] / US [blu] past participle blown UK [bləʊn] / US [bloʊn] *** 1) a) [intransitive] if wind or air… …   English dictionary

  • blow your nose — phrase to clean your nose by forcing air through it He took out a handkerchief and blew his nose loudly. Thesaurus: relating to the nosehyponym general words for the face or its featuressynonym Main entry: blow …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow one's nose — ► blow one s nose clear one s nose of mucus by blowing through it. Main Entry: ↑blow …   English terms dictionary

  • Blow — Blow, v. t. 1. To force a current of air upon with the mouth, or by other means; as, to blow the fire. [1913 Webster] 2. To drive by a current air; to impel; as, the tempest blew the ship ashore. [1913 Webster] Off at sea northeast winds blow… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blow — blō vt, blew blü; blown blōn; blow·ing 1) to free (the nose) of mucus and debris by forcible exhalation 2) of blowflies and flesh flies to deposit eggs or larvae on or in blow n 1) the act of some insects of depositing eggs or larva …   Medical dictionary

  • blow — blow1 [blō] vi. blew, blown, blowing [ME blowen < OE blawan < IE * bhlē : see BLAST] 1. to move with some force: said of the wind or a current of air 2. to send forth air with or as with the mouth 3. to pant; be breathless …   English World dictionary

  • blow — blow1 W3S2 [bləu US blou] v past tense blew [blu:] past participle blown [ US bloun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(wind moving)¦ 2¦(wind moving something)¦ 3¦(air from your mouth)¦ 4¦(make a noise)¦ 5¦(violence)¦ 6¦(lose an opportunity)¦ 7¦(waste money)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • blow — 01. The wind [blows] cold across the plains in winter. 02. He [blew] a tire about six minutes into the race and had to stop. 03. I really [blew] it with my new girlfriend. I forgot her birthday and then called her by my old girlfriend s name. 04 …   Grammatical examples in English

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