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Meanings of Nosh-up:

noun

A big, enjoyable meal

Usage examples:

We had some good nosh-ups on holiday.

Noshed

nɒʃ

Meanings of Noshed:

verb

Eat food enthusiastically or greedily.

Usage examples:

You can nosh to your heart's content
noun

Food.

Usage examples:

Filling the freezer with all kinds of nosh

Meanings of Nosher:

noun

A person who is fond of snacking or nibbling on food; a snacker; a diner. in early use: specifically a person who samples food before buying it.

Meanings of Noshers:

noun

A person who is fond of snacking or nibbling on food; a snacker; a diner. in early use: specifically a person who samples food before buying it.

Noshes

nɒʃ

Meanings of Noshes:

noun

Food.

Usage examples:

Filling the freezer with all kinds of nosh
verb

Eat food enthusiastically or greedily.

Usage examples:

You can nosh to your heart's content

Nosier

ˈnəʊzi

Meanings of Nosier:

adjective

Showing too much curiosity about other people's affairs.

Usage examples:

Nosy neighbours
verb

Pry into something.

Usage examples:

They don't nosy into your business like some people

Comparative of nosy disapproving

Nosily

ˈnəʊ.zəl.i

Meanings of Nosily:

adverb

In a way that shows too much interest in what other people are doing or a wish to discover more about them than you should

Usage examples:

"who was that on the phone?" she asked nosily., he looked around the room, nosily, for signs of wea…

Nosiness

ˈnəʊ.zi.nəs

Meanings of Nosiness:

noun

The quality of being too interested in what other people are doing and wanting to discover too much about them

Usage examples:

He was shocked by their nosiness., she is fascinated by people - not out of nosiness but from a gen…

Meanings of Nosing:

noun

A rounded edge of a step or moulding.

verb

(of an animal) thrust its nose against or into something.

Usage examples:

The pony nosed at the straw

Meanings of Nosings:

noun

A rounded edge of a step or moulding.

Meanings of Nosism:

noun

With reference to a group of people: a self-centred attitude, corresponding to egotism in an individual. rare before 20th century.

Nosocomial

ˌnɒsə(ʊ)ˈkəʊmɪəl

Meanings of Nosocomial:

adjective

(of a disease) originating in a hospital.

Usage examples:

Some of these are infections occurring in patients after admission to the hospital called nosocomia…

Meanings of Nosographer:

noun

A person who systematically describes or classifies diseases.

Meanings of Nosographical:

adjective

Nosographic.

Meanings of Nosographically:

adverb

In nosographic terms; as regards nosography.

Nosography

nɒˈsɒɡrəfi

Meanings of Nosography:

noun

The systematic description of diseases.

Usage examples:

Hippocratic nosography viewed a membrane over the vagina as an abnormality, classing it with membra…

Meanings of Nosologic:

adjective

Nosological.

Meanings of Nosologically:

adverb

In nosological terms; as regards nosology.

Nosology

nɒˈsɒlədʒi

Meanings of Nosology:

noun

The branch of medical science dealing with the classification of diseases.

Usage examples:

During the 17th century, thomas sydenham founded the discipline of nosology by insisting that disea…

Meanings of Nosophobia:

noun

Excessive or irrational fear of disease.

Meanings of Nostalgia:

noun

A sentimental longing or wistful affection for a period in the past.

Usage examples:

I was overcome with acute nostalgia for my days at university

Meanings of Nostalgic:

adjective

Feeling, evoking, or characterized by nostalgia.

Usage examples:

He remained nostalgic about the good old days
noun

A nostalgic person.

Usage examples:

Nostalgics who still take pleasure in experiencing the glories of the north american landscape from…

Meanings of Nostalgically:

adverb

In a way that involves thinking about things that happened in the past with happy and also slightly sad feelings

Usage examples:

To look back/talk/think nostalgically, she looked back nostalgically to when all shopping was local.

Nostoc

ˈnɒstɒk

Meanings of Nostoc:

noun

A microorganism composed of beaded filaments which aggregate to form a gelatinous mass, growing in water and damp places and able to fix nitrogen from the atmosphere.

Usage examples:

The chinese cultivate nostoc, since its gelatinous texture appeals to their palate.

Nostocs

ˈnɒstɒk

Meanings of Nostocs:

noun

A microorganism composed of beaded filaments which aggregate to form a gelatinous mass, growing in water and damp places and able to fix nitrogen from the atmosphere.

Usage examples:

The chinese cultivate nostoc, since its gelatinous texture appeals to their palate.

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