What is another word for snout?

Pronunciation: [snˈa͡ʊt] (IPA)

A snout is a protruding part of an animal's head that contains the nostrils and often the mouth. Some synonyms for snout can be muzzle, proboscis, beak, nose, or rostrum. A muzzle often refers to the snout of a dog, while proboscis is commonly used to describe the snout of an elephant or other large animals. A beak usually refers to the pointed snout of a bird, while nose is often used to describe the snout of a human or domesticated animal such as a horse. Rostrum is a synonym more commonly used to describe the snout of fish or other aquatic animals.

What are the paraphrases for Snout?

Paraphrases are restatements of text or speech using different words and phrasing to convey the same meaning.
Paraphrases are highlighted according to their relevancy:
- highest relevancy
- medium relevancy
- lowest relevancy
  • Forward Entailment

    • Noun, singular or mass
      nose.
  • Independent

  • Other Related

    • Noun, singular or mass
      muzzle.

What are the hypernyms for Snout?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Snout

Another having a snout-vent length of 16.2 mm.
"A Review of the Middle American Tree Frogs of the Genus Ptychohyla"
William E. Duellman
Adult male having a snout-vent length of 37.7 mm.
"A Review of the Middle American Tree Frogs of the Genus Ptychohyla"
William E. Duellman
Adult male having a snout-vent length of 35.0 mm.
"A Review of the Middle American Tree Frogs of the Genus Ptychohyla"
William E. Duellman

Famous quotes with Snout

  • Had Grant been a Congressman one would have been on one’s guard, for one knew the type. One never expected from a Congressman more than good intentions and public spirit. Newspaper-men as a rule had no great respect for the lower House; Senators had less; and Cabinet officers had none at all. Indeed, one day when Adams was pleading with a Cabinet officer for patience and tact in dealing with Representatives, the Secretary impatiently broke out: “You can’t use tact with a Congressman! A Congressman is a hog! You must take a stick and hit him on the snout!”
    Henry Adams
  • “You really are a pig,” she decided coldly. “You’ve got your snout in the trough here too,” he reminded her.
    Lester del Rey
  • There was the noise of a bolt shot back, and the door opened a few inches, enough to show a long snout and a pair of sleepy blinking eyes.
    Kenneth Grahame
  • I have been a sow, I have been a buck, I have been a sage, I have been a snout, I have been a horn, I have been a wild sow, I have been a shout in battle.Too many do not live, of those that know me.
    Taliesin

Word of the Day

be inspired
Synonyms:
aid, answer, apportion, apprehend, attention, barb, caution, charge, compass, compassionate.