Definitions

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  • noun Someone's face.

Etymologies

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From French museau.

Examples

  • Je voulais rester a ses cotés pour kan il arreterai de respirer mais c'etait trop dur, je me suis allongé j'ai eteint la lumiere apres un petit bisou sur son museau, un nouveau coup de gant de toilette frais et de trempage d'oreilles ...

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  • How to Learn Any Language: Quickly, Easily, Inexpensively, Enjoyably and on Your Own le museau (mew zo) noun, masculine (plural = museaux) 1. muzzle; snout 2. (informal) face, mouth

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  • How to Learn Any Language: Quickly, Easily, Inexpensively, Enjoyably and on Your Own le museau (mew zo) noun, masculine (plural = museaux) 1. muzzle; snout 2. (informal) face, mouth

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  • Related Terms & Expressions: museler (verb) = to muzzle, to gag musellement (m) = muzzling, gagging une muselière (f) = a muzzle mettre une muselière = to muzzle le museau de porc/boeuf = pork/beef muzzle faire museau = keep one's mouth shut

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  • How to Learn Any Language: Quickly, Easily, Inexpensively, Enjoyably and on Your Own le museau (mew zo) noun, masculine (plural = museaux) 1. muzzle; snout 2. (informal) face, mouth

    museau - French Word-A-Day

  • Related Terms & Expressions: museler (verb) = to muzzle, to gag musellement (m) = muzzling, gagging une muselière (f) = a muzzle mettre une muselière = to muzzle le museau de porc/boeuf = pork/beef muzzle faire museau = keep one's mouth shut

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  • Related Terms & Expressions: museler (verb) = to muzzle, to gag musellement (m) = muzzling, gagging une muselière (f) = a muzzle mettre une muselière = to muzzle le museau de porc/boeuf = pork/beef muzzle faire museau = keep one's mouth shut

    museau - French Word-A-Day

  • Non mais c'est pas que je sois heureux de porter des lunettes mais quand l'opticienne me les a posees sur le bout du museau j'ai enfin vu le vrai monde!!

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  • How to Learn Any Language: Quickly, Easily, Inexpensively, Enjoyably and on Your Own le museau (mew zo) noun, masculine (plural = museaux) 1. muzzle; snout 2. (informal) face, mouth

    museau - French Word-A-Day

  • How to Learn Any Language: Quickly, Easily, Inexpensively, Enjoyably and on Your Own le museau (mew zo) noun, masculine (plural = museaux) 1. muzzle; snout 2. (informal) face, mouth

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  • He squints lugubriously down his museau.

    —Angela Carter, 'The Kitchen Child'

    A face. A doublet of 'muzzle', both from Old French musel, Late Latin mus- "muzzle, snout", of unknown further origin.

    September 4, 2008