Definition of needlenose in English:

needlenose

Pronunciation /ˈniːdlˌnəʊz/

adjective

North American
  • Of a tool, piece of machinery, etc.: tapering to a needle-like point; specifically designating a pair of pliers having long, pointed jaws, used especially for manipulating electrical wires in tight spaces.

noun

North American
  • A sharply pointed nose-cone on an aircraft, etc.

Origin

Early 20th century. From needle + nose.