Word of the Week

neb:  Another word for nose.

“Just you keep yer aul’ neb out of this.”

It is also used to mean a nosey (or sometimes cheeky) individual:

“What wis that wee neb askin’ ye?”

The Mr. Men – Mr. Nosey

A neb can also be an instance of being nosey or prying:

“Is she no back from the toilet yet?  She must be having a neb round upstairs.”

To neb is to pry into other people’s business; be inquisitive:

“Tell him to mind his own business instead of comin round here nebbin’.”


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