Definition of pug nose in English:

pug nose

Pronunciation /ˌpəɡ ˈnōz/ /ˌpəɡ ˈnoʊz/


  • A short nose with an upturned tip.

    • ‘Her eyes were small and brightly anxious, threaded with fine filaments of blood, and her aquiline nose was now a pug nose in which broken capillaries glowed with a sullen heat.’
    • ‘He was kind of short, with a pug nose and big, dark, winking eyes.’
    • ‘He looked vaguely tomboyish, with short curly hair, a pug nose, and a rather frazzled expression.’
    • ‘His nose had been broken so often that it was in danger of collapsing, leaving him with the pug nose of a boxer.’
    • ‘She is a chubby-cheeked three-year-old with a blonde bowl cut, pug nose, and wells of blue eyes.’


pug nose

/ˌpəɡ ˈnōz/ /ˌpəɡ ˈnoʊz/