in football, a defensive lineman positioned opposite the center
See nose guard
A lineman whose position is just opposite the center: ”I don’t want to celebrate yet,” said nose tackle Jeff Wright/ Charlie Krueger, a former nose tackle, retired from the San Francisco 49ers in 1973 (1970s+ Football)
- Nose to the grindstone
To work extremely hard: “Emily takes her bar exam next month, so she really has her nose to the grindstone.”
[nohz-hweel, -weel] /ˈnoʊzˌʰwil, -ˌwil/ noun 1. the landing under the of an aircraft.
[nohz-wing] /ˈnoʊzˌwɪŋ/ noun 1. the flared portion of each side of the ; a nasal ala.
[noh-zee] /ˈnoʊ zi/ adjective, nosier, nosiest. 1. . [noh-zee] /ˈnoʊ zi/ adjective, nosier, nosiest. 1. unduly curious about the affairs of others; prying; meddlesome. /ˈnəʊzɪ/ adjective 1. a variant spelling of nosy /ˈnəʊzɪ/ adjective nosier, nosiest 1. (informal) prying or inquisitive adj. see nosy. adj. also nosey, 1610s, “having a prominent nose,” from nose (n.) […]