Where did the phrase "open nosed" come from?
December 16, 2008 9:21 AM Subscribe
Where does the phrase "open nosed" come from, and what exactly does it mean?
posted by skechada to Writing & Language (8 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
After re-watching Deadwood and hearing the phrase "open nosed" (as in coming up on someone open nosed), I'm curious as to where this phrase comes from. From the context, I assume it means finding someone with their guard down, but I'm not sure.