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schnozzle

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noun schnoz·zle \ˈshnä-zəl\

Definition of schnozzle

slang

  1. :  schnoz



Examples of schnozzle in a sentence

  1. <endowed with a schnozzle as big as his talent, the comedian Jimmy Durante was affectionately dubbed the Schnozzola>



Origin and Etymology of schnozzle

probably modification of Yiddish shnoitsl, diminutive of shnoits snout


First Known Use: 1937

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