Neb



[neb] /nɛb/

noun, Scot.
1.
a bill or beak, as of a bird.
2.
the nose, especially of an animal.
3.
the tip or pointed end of anything.
4.
the nib of a pen.
5.
Obsolete. a person’s mouth.
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/nɛb/
noun (archaic or dialect)
1.
(mainly Scot & Northern English) the peak of a cap
2.
the beak of a bird or the nose or snout of an animal
3.
a person’s mouth or nose
4.
the projecting part or end of anything
5.

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“beak or bill of a bird,” Old English nebb “beak, nose; face, countenance; beak-shaped thing,” common Germanic (cf. Old Norse nef “beak, nose,” Middle Dutch nebbe “beak,” Old High German snabul, German Schnabel “beak,” Old Frisian snavel “mouth”), of uncertain origin.

noun

A person without charm, interesting qualities, talent, etc; wimp: ”Nebbish” is simply the one in the crowd that you always forget to introduce/ Don’t be a nebbish/ poor little nebs like Julian

[1941+; fr Yiddish fr Czech neboky]
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