Grecian nose

Grecian nose
subst.
gresk nese

English-Norwegian dictionary. 2013.

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  • Grecian nose — noun A straight nose which forms a continuous line with the forehead • • • Main Entry: ↑Grecian * * * ˌGrecian ˈnose 7 [Grecian nose] noun a straight nose that continues the line of the ↑forehead …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grecian nose — classical ideal nose on Greek statues …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Grecian nose — noun a straight nose that continues the line of the forehead without a dip …   English new terms dictionary

  • Grecian nose — /griʃən ˈnoʊz/ (say greeshuhn nohz) noun a straight nose continuing the line of the forehead without a dip …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Grecian — The adjective Grecian has steadily retreated before the word Greek, and is now idiomatically restricted to describing architecture, facial outline (especially Grecian nose) and a soft low cut slipper. Otherwise Greek is the natural word (Greek… …   Modern English usage

  • Grecian — adj. (of architecture or facial outline) following Greek models or ideals. Phrases and idioms: Grecian nose a straight nose that continues the line of the forehead without a dip. Etymology: OF grecien or med.L graecianus (unrecorded) f. L Graecia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grecian profile — n. a profile in which the nose and forehead form an almost straight line …   English World dictionary

  • nose — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, bulbous, huge, large, long, prominent, strong ▪ little, small, tiny …   Collocations dictionary

  • Grecian — adj. Grecian is used with these nouns: ↑nose …   Collocations dictionary

  • Grecian profile — a profile distinguished by the absence of the hollow between the upper ridge of the nose and the forehead, thereby forming a straight line. * * * …   Universalium

  • Grecian profile — a profile distinguished by the absence of the hollow between the upper ridge of the nose and the forehead, thereby forming a straight line …   Useful english dictionary

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