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nose someone out

Slang definitions & phrases for nose someone out

nose someone out

verb phrase

To defeat by a small margin; barely win over; win by a nose: He nosed out the leading candidate in Iowa (1940s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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