pug-nosed

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj pug-nosed having a blunt nose "a pug-nosed boy with freckles","a snub-nosed automatic"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • pug-nosed Having a pug-nose.
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Usage

In literature:

He was smooth-faced and pug-nosed, with an upper lip like a camel's.
"The Depot Master" by Joseph C. Lincoln
Low forehead, pug nose, bulldog tendencies.
"Sowing Seeds in Danny" by Nellie L. McClung
The squaws were ugly, wore short frocks, turned in their toes walking, and had flat or pug-noses.
"Three Years on the Plains" by Edmund B. Tuttle
I'm not going to sleep with you, Pug-nose.
"The Maidens' Lodge" by Emily Sarah Holt
John laughed loud, wrinkled up his little pug nose and showed his white teeth.
"Flint" by Maud Wilder Goodwin
She wasn't handsome, but she certainly was pretty, even though her nose was retrousse, which is French for pug.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13" by Elbert Hubbard
And here you come along and tilt up your freckled pug nose at a room and board and ten a week.
"Walter and the Wireless" by Sara Ware Bassett
The pet dogs called "pugs" had short, black noses, turned up in about as much of a curl as their tails.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, V. 5, April 1878" by Various
I therefore replied, `That' (excuse me) `you were very plain, with a pug nose, and very short and fat.
"Valerie" by Frederick Marryat
A figure of a pug-nosed dog with bandy legs is very common.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No. 6, December 1864" by Various
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In poetry:

Minnie thinks her Jack is noble
Tho’ he takes a "whiskey slug!"
Minnie’s nose Jack thinks is piquant,
When in truth its only pug.
"Fools" by Joseph Warren Watson

In news:

She's short, with a slightly pushed up nose, as if a pug somehow snuck into her pedigree a few generations ago.
Even when he's behind bars, cops say high-violent gang member, Larry Watkins, a.k.a "Pug Nose Larry" and "Crazy Larry", is extremely violent – even igniting a prison riot and threatening to kill a corrections officer.
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