Definition of have one's nose in a book in English:

have one's nose in a book

phrase

  • Be reading studiously or intently.

    ‘Kate always had her nose in a book and liked people in history better than people now’
    • ‘You never let anyone near you, and you always had your nose in a book.’
    • ‘And she would have her nose in a book, most of the time.’
    • ‘Just because you always had your nose in a book doesn't mean I never noticed you!’
    • ‘In fact, I was shy, I always had my nose in a book, and I was the furthest thing from sociable you're ever likely to see.’
    • ‘Their historian doubtless had his nose in a book, reading up as much as he could find out about the location.’
    • ‘She always has her nose in a book and so one of the guys I talked to called her bookworm and I thought it stuck.’
    • ‘She had her nose in a book, and she didn't look up.’
    • ‘‘You always had your nose in a book,’ her mom teased.’
    • ‘She looked so cute sometimes, when she didn't have her nose in a book, at least.’
    • ‘I always had my nose in a book, and I think that's true of a lot of novelists.’