schnozzle

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noun schnoz·zle \ ˈshnä-zəl \

Definition of schnozzle

slang

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

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Origin and Etymology of schnozzle

probably modification of Yiddish shnoitsl, diminutive of shnoits snout

schnozzle Synonyms

Synonyms
beak, conk [chiefly British slang], honker [slang], neb, nozzle [slang], proboscis, schnoz (or schnozz) [slang], nose [slang], smeller, snoot, snout
Related Words
pug, pugnose


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