schnozzle
noun Etymology: probably modification of Yiddish shnoitsl, diminutive of shnoits snout Date: 1937 slang schnoz

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  • schnozzle — UK [ˈʃnɒz(ə)l] / US [ˈʃnɑz(ə)l] or schnoz UK [ʃnɒz] / US [ʃnɑz] noun [countable] Word forms schnozzle : singular schnozzle plural schnozzles humorous your nose …   English dictionary

  • schnozzle — [shnäz′əl] n. 〚via Yiddish < Ger schnauze, akin to SNOUT〛 Slang the nose: also schnoz * * * …   Universalium

  • schnozzle — [shnäz′əl] n. [via Yiddish < Ger schnauze, akin to SNOUT] Slang the nose: also schnoz …   English World dictionary

  • schnozzle — Nose Ow! That frisbee hit me right on the schnozzle! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • schnozzle — Nose Ow! That frisbee hit me right on the schnozzle! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • schnozzle — n the nose. The word is Yiddish, from Ger man, in which schnauze is the transla tion of snout . The comedian Jimmy Schnozzle Durante (named for his large nose) introduced the word to non Americans …   Contemporary slang

  • schnozzle — noun The human nose, especially one that is large. Syn: beak, conk, honker, hooter, schnoz, snoot …   Wiktionary

  • schnozzle — Synonyms and related words: antlia, beak, beezer, bill, bugle, conk, muffle, muzzle, nares, neb, nib, nose, nostrils, nozzle, olfactory organ, pecker, proboscis, rhinarium, rostrum, smeller, snitch, snoot, snout, trunk …   Moby Thesaurus

  • schnozzle — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Slang. The structure on the human face that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract: nose, proboscis. Informal: beak, snoot. Slang: nozzle, schnoz, snout. See BODY,… …   English dictionary for students

  • schnozzle — schnoz|zle [ ʃnazl ] or schnoz [ ʃnaz ] noun count HUMOROUS your nose …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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