Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The human nose.

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  • noun slang The human nose.

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  • noun informal terms for the nose

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Probably alteration of Yiddish snoyts, snout, muzzle, from German Schnauze.]

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Shortened from schnozzle

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