a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose
beak, honker, hooter, nozzle, snoot, snout, schnozzle, schnoz(noun)
informal terms for the nose
beaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as e.g. weevils
The long, projecting nose, mouth and jaw of a beast, as of pigs.
The pig rooted around in the dirt with its snout
The nose of a man, (in contempt).
His glasses kept slipping further down onto his prominent snout.
The nozzle of a pipe, hose, etc.
If you place the snout right into the bucket, it won't spray as much.
The anterior prolongation of the head of weevils and allied beetles; a rostrum.
The anterior prolongation of the head of a gastropod; a rostrum.
To furnish with a nozzle or point.
the long, projecting nose of a beast, as of swine
the nose of a man; -- in contempt
the nozzle of a pipe, hose, etc
the anterior prolongation of the head of a gastropod; -- called also rostrum
the anterior prolongation of the head of weevils and allied beetles
to furnish with a nozzle or point
Origin: [OE. snoute, probably of Scand, or Low German origin; cf. LG. snute, D. snuit, G. schnauze, Sw. snut, snyte, Dan. snude, Icel. snta to blow the nose; probably akin to E. snuff, v.t. Cf. Snite, Snot, Snuff.]
A snout is the protruding portion of an animal's face, consisting of its nose, mouth, and jaw. In many animals the equivalent structure is called a rostrum or a proboscis.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
snowt, n. the projecting nose of a beast, as of a swine: any similar projecting proboscis, beak, &c.—v.t. to furnish with a snout.—adjs. Snout′ed; Snout′y. [Scand., Sw. snut; Ger. schnauze, Dut. snuit.]
The numerical value of snout in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of snout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
One puppy was in a [particularly] bad shape, he had his right eye, his snout and part of his mouth covered.
It looked like a guy's arm at first because we were expecting to see a skier, but it was moaning and groaning and moving and we realized it was a moose, even though only his ears and some of its snout was sticking out of the snow.
The new fossil species these authors describe show a transitional state between other fossil Kogiids and the two living species, its skull is like those of the living species except that it has a longer snout that is not downturned.
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Translations for snout
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- nàpia, musell, morro, nasCatalan, Valencian
- rypák, čumákCzech
- Hundeschnauze, Rüssel, Schnauze, SchweinerüsselGerman
- narices, trompa, probóscide, hocico, narizota, boquillaSpanish
- پوز, پوزه, نسPersian
- kärsä, kuono, suu, nokka, klyyvari, pääFinnish
- srònScottish Gaelic
- חוטם, פיהHebrew
- jungur, moncongIndonesian
- grugno, proboscideItalian
- snuit, snoetDutch
- шно́бель, руби́льник, сопло́, мо́рда, ры́лоRussian
- njuška, њушкаSerbo-Croatian
- nos, tryneSwedish
- svinaprobodül, snud, probodülVolapük
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