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.) […]
[noh-zee pahr-ker] /ˈnoʊ zi ˈpɑr kər/ noun, Informal. 1. . [noh-zee pahr-ker] /ˈnoʊ zi ˈpɑr kər/ noun, Informal. 1. a persistently nosy, prying person; busybody. noun 1. (informal) a prying person noun phrase A nosy, overly inquisitive person •Sometimes capitalized [1907; picture postcard caption referring to a peeping Tom in Hyde Park]