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SNOUT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does snout mean? 

SNOUT (noun)
  The noun SNOUT has 3 senses:

1. a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose
2. informal terms for the nose
3. beaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as e.g. weevils

  Familiarity information: SNOUT used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


SNOUT (noun)


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Meaning:

A long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

neb; snout

Hypernyms ("snout" is a kind of...):

nose; olfactory organ (the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "snout"):

proboscis; trunk (a long flexible snout as of an elephant)

Holonyms ("snout" is a part of...):

muzzle (forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose)


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Meaning:

Informal terms for the nose

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Synonyms:

schnozzle; schnoz; hooter; nozzle; honker; snoot; snout; beak

Hypernyms ("snout" is a kind of...):

nose; olfactory organ (the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals)

Domain region:

America; the States; U.S.; U.S.A.; United States; United States of America; US; USA (North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776)


Sense 3snout [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Beaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as e.g. weevils

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

rostrum; snout

Hypernyms ("snout" is a kind of...):

nose; olfactory organ (the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals)


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