proboscis


proboscis

noun

Definition of PROBOSCIS

the part of the face bearing the nostrils and nasal cavity <if there were a direct relation between mendacity and the length of one's proboscis, hers would be a mile long>
Synonyms beak, conk [chiefly British slang], honker [slang], neb, nozzle [slang], proboscis, schnoz (or schnozz) [slang], schnozzle [slang], smeller, snoot, snout
Related Words pug, pugnose

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