Definition of bottle-nosed in English:

bottle-nosed

adjective

  • 1Having a bulbous or swollen nose, which resembles a round-bottomed bottle.

  • 2Having a protruding end or snout resembling (the neck of) a bottle; especially (of a cetacean) having the jaws extended into a distinctive short beak or rostrum.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Lewis Wager (d. 1562), playwright. From bottle + nosed.

Pronunciation

bottle-nosed

/ˈbɒtlnəʊzd/