What does snout mean?

Definitions for snout
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. snout, neb(noun)

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

  2. beak, honker, hooter, nozzle, snoot, snout, schnozzle, schnoz(noun)

    informal terms for the nose

  3. snout, rostrum(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. snout(Noun)

    The long, projecting nose, mouth and jaw of a beast, as of pigs.

    The pig rooted around in the dirt with its snout

  2. snout(Noun)

    The nose of a man, (in contempt).

    His glasses kept slipping further down onto his prominent snout.

  3. snout(Noun)

    The nozzle of a pipe, hose, etc.

    If you place the snout right into the bucket, it won't spray as much.

  4. snout(Noun)

    The anterior prolongation of the head of weevils and allied beetles; a rostrum.

  5. snout(Noun)

    The anterior prolongation of the head of a gastropod; a rostrum.

  6. snout(Noun)

    Tobacco; cigarettes.

  7. snout(Verb)

    To furnish with a nozzle or point.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Snout(noun)

    the long, projecting nose of a beast, as of swine

  2. Snout(noun)

    the nose of a man; -- in contempt

  3. Snout(noun)

    the nozzle of a pipe, hose, etc

  4. Snout(noun)

    the anterior prolongation of the head of a gastropod; -- called also rostrum

  5. Snout(noun)

    the anterior prolongation of the head of weevils and allied beetles

  6. Snout(verb)

    to furnish with a nozzle or point

  7. 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.]

Freebase

  1. Snout

    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

  1. Snout

    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.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of snout in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of snout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of snout in a Sentence

  1. Catalin Pavaliu:

    One puppy was in a [particularly] bad shape, he had his right eye, his snout and part of his mouth covered.

  2. Marty Mobley:

    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.

  3. Jonathan Geisler:

    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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