Snout Definition

snout
snouts
noun
snouts
The projecting nose and jaws, or muzzle, of an animal.
Webster's New World
An anterior prolongation of the head resembling this, as in a weevil.
Webster's New World
A projecting part.
Webster's New World
A spout or nozzle shaped like such a projection.
American Heritage Medicine
A large nose.
Webster's New World
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verb
To furnish with a nozzle or point.
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Snout

Noun

Singular:
snout
Plural:
snouts

Origin of Snout

  • Of Germanic origin; probably from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch snute. Compare Dutch snuit, German Schnauze.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English probably of Old English origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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