Definition of red-nosed in English:

red-nosed

adjective

  • 1That has a red nose, especially as a result of drinking.

  • 2Of an animal: having a red bill, snout, or other prominent part likened to a nose.

Origin

Late 15th century; earliest use found in Maldon (Essex) Court Rolls. From red + nosed.

Pronunciation

red-nosed

/ˌrɛdˈnəʊzd/