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snout

 (snout)
n.
1.
a. The projecting nose, jaws, or anterior facial part of an animal's head.
b. A similar prolongation of the anterior portion of the head in certain insects, such as weevils; a rostrum.
c. A spout or nozzle shaped like such a projection.
2. Slang The human nose.

[Middle English, probably of Old English origin.]

snout

(snaʊt)
n
1. (Zoology) the part of the head of a vertebrate, esp a mammal, consisting of the nose, jaws, and surrounding region, esp when elongated
2. (Zoology) the corresponding part of the head of such insects as weevils
3. anything projecting like a snout, such as a nozzle or the lower end of a glacier
4. (Anatomy) slang a person's nose
5. (Animals) Also called: snout moth a brownish noctuid moth, Hypena proboscidalis, that frequents nettles: named from the palps that project prominently from the head at rest
6. (Brewing) slang Brit a cigarette or tobacco
7. slang an informer
[C13: of Germanic origin; compare Old Norse snyta, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch snūte]
ˈsnouted adj
ˈsnoutless adj
ˈsnoutˌlike adj

snout

(snaʊt)

n.
1. the part of an animal's head projecting forward and containing the nose and jaws; muzzle.
2. anything that resembles or suggests an animal's snout in shape, function, etc.
3. a nozzle or spout.
4. a person's nose, esp. when large or prominent.
[1175–1225; Middle English snowte, earlier snute, akin to Middle Low German, Middle Dutch snūte]

snout

(snout)
The projecting nose, jaws, or front part of the head of an animal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snout - a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's headsnout - a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose
muzzle - forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose
proboscis, trunk - a long flexible snout as of an elephant
nose, olfactory organ - the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"
2.snout - informal terms for the nosesnout - informal terms for the nose    
nose, olfactory organ - the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - 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
3.snout - beaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as e.g. weevils
nose, olfactory organ - the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"

snout

noun proboscis, nose, jaws, trunk, beak, mouth, muzzle Two alligators rest their snouts on the water's surface.

snout

noun
Slang. The structure on the human face that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract:
Informal: beak, snoot.
Translations
فِنْطيسَة الخِنْزير
rypák
tryne
kärsäklyyvarinokkapääsuu
trÿni, snoppa, snjáldur
snuķis
rypák

snout

[snaʊt] N
1. (= nose) [of animal] → hocico m, morro m [of person] → napias fpl
2. (= tobacco) → tabaco m, cigarrillos mpl

snout

[ˈsnaʊt] nmuseau m

snout

n
(of animal)Schnauze f; (of pig also, of insect)Rüssel m; (inf, of person) → Rüssel m (inf), → Zinken m (inf)
(sl: = informer) → Spitzel m
(Brit, inf, = tobacco) → Knaster m (inf)

snout

[snaʊt] n (of animal) → muso; (of pig) → grugno

snout

(snaut) noun
the projecting mouth and nose part of certain animals, especially of a pig.
References in classic literature ?
An ugly snout was raised, two rows of keen teeth snapped shut as a scissors- like jaw opened, and the meat was gone.
There was one small countess, with an iron ring in her snout and hardly any hair on her back, that was the devil for perversity.
My hopes began to rise a little, but they were quickly blighted; for there I met a hog--a long-nosed, bristly fellow, that held up his snout and worked his nostrils at me inquiringly.
there before me glared two red eyes: a sharp snout sniffed at the carcase which I skinned.
There could be no doubt that it had a VERY turn-up nose, much more like a snout than a real nose; also its eyes were getting extremely small for a baby: altogether Alice did not like the look of the thing at all.
It towered ten feet at the shoulder; had four legs on either side; a broad flat tail, larger at the tip than at the root, and which it held straight out behind while running; a gaping mouth which split its head from its snout to its long, massive neck.
To have his bull-like charges stopped and crumpled with a suddenly planted fist upon the end of his snout, or a painful jolt in the short ribs, always surprised Akut.
Hunter's cock-spur--possibly you have heard of that--flourished on the bull's neck; and the rhinoceros rats of the Algerian zouaves are also to be thought of,--monsters manufactured by transferring a slip from the tail of an ordinary rat to its snout, and allowing it to heal in that position.
He would then root furiously under the cocoanut, and, with a fling of his snout, toss it before him on the ground.
When the time comes I will describe that wondrous moonlit night upon the great lake when a young ichthyosaurus--a strange creature, half seal, half fish, to look at, with bone-covered eyes on each side of his snout, and a third eye fixed upon the top of his head--was entangled in an Indian net, and nearly upset our canoe before we towed it ashore; the same night that a green water-snake shot out from the rushes and carried off in its coils the steersman of Challenger's canoe.
With an angry lash of her tail she bared her yellow fangs, curling her great lips in a hideous snarl that wrinkled her bristling snout in serried ridges and closed her wicked eyes to two narrow slits of rage and hatred.
Jav sat up and gazed at the spectacle before him--the slender girl weaving her fingers in the tawny mane of the huge creature that he had thought divine, while Komal rubbed his hideous snout against her side.