Examples of snout in a Sentence
The dog raised his snout and sniffed.
a punch in the snout
Recent Examples of snout from the Web
Lake sturgeon have five rows of bony plates along the body, a relatively long snout with four whisker-looking barbels and a shark-like tail.
As Bonfield approached the dugout at TD Ameritrade Park, Wilson plopped a cap shaped like a hog’s head, with a toothy snout for a bill, on Bonfield’s head.
Todd ended up suffering a serious bite on his snout.
The masks, made of polycarbonate plastic, are rounder than human masks to fit snugly around an animal snout.
With his paws perched against towering stacks of furniture, Benny forced his snout between two Saudi Arabian sofas and found a piece of elephant ivory that his handler had hidden as part of a drill.
So, how and when in its 65-million-year-long evolutionary chain did those toothed snouts give way to modern beaks?
To see a small thin dog arrowing through the air at highway speeds, resistant to gravity, its forelegs out, its hind legs trailing, its thin proud snout straining forward, is to experience a brief moment of déjà vu.
Dachshunds’ long snouts and bodies were perfectly suited for wriggling into the burrows where badgers hid, and by the 18th century, sausage dogs were being featured in hunting books.
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SNOUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of snout for English Language Learners
: the long nose of some animals (such as pigs)
: the nose of a person
SNOUT Defined for Kids
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