Definition of schnozzle
Examples of schnozzle in a Sentence
endowed with a schnozzle as big as his talent, the comedian Jimmy Durante was affectionately dubbed “the Schnozzola”
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Yet, at a superficial level, the Tully Monster recalls more ancient Cambrian enigmas such as the controversial Nectocaris, the soft-bodied Vetustovermis, or, possibly, the schnozzle-faced aberration Opabinia.
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Origin and Etymology of schnozzle
probably modification of Yiddish shnoitsl, diminutive of shnoits snout
First Known Use: 1937See Words from the same year
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