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schnoz

(shnŏz) or schnozz (shnŏz), also schnoz·zle (shnŏz′əl)
n. Slang
The human nose.

[Probably alteration of Yiddish snoyts, snout, muzzle, from German Schnauze.]

schnoz

(ʃnɒz)

also schnoz•zle

(ˈʃnɒz əl)

n. Slang.
a nose, esp. a large one.
[1935–40, Amer.; probably expressive alter. of nose, nozzle; schn- by association with any of several semantically related Yiddish words]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.schnoz - informal terms for the noseschnoz - 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

schnoz

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.
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schnoz. The one anti-Semites use when they draw us in cartoons.
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And no attack on her famous nose--whether from neighborhood kids who called her "Big Beak" to Variety's early advice that she needed a "schnoz bob," to critic John Simon's relentless onslaughts--succeeded in making Streisand surrender her physical identity.
Other Tin Pan Alley singers who made the transition from the vaudeville stage to radio included Jimmy Durante (the son of Italian immigrants from Salerno; his nickname "the Schnozzola" came from the Yiddish word for nose, schnoz), Al Jolson (Asa Yoelson, born in Lithuania), the Andrews Sisters (the Andreos sisters were the daughters of a Greek father and a Norwegian American mother), Sophie Tucker (Sonya Kalish, born in Ukraine), Eddie Cantor (Edward Israel Iskowitz, the son of Russian Jews), and many others.
Now - four years after marrying Zara Phillips - Rugby Union World Cup winner Mike is finally on the verge of having that wrecked schnoz straightened.
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It's the curly hair, the looong face, the big schnoz and the dress collection that make me look like Sarah Jessica Parker's chubbier sibling.
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