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Noun: snout  snawt
  1. A long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose
    - neb
     
  2. Informal term for the nose
    - beak, honker, hooter, nozzle, snoot, schnozzle, schnoz
     
  3. Beaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as e.g. weevils
    - rostrum
     
  4. [UK, informal] Leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion
    - tobacco, baccy [UK, informal]
     
  5. [Brit] Someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
    - fink [N. Amer], snitch, snitcher, stoolpigeon, stool pigeon, stoolie [N. Amer], sneak, sneaker, canary [N. Amer], grass [Brit]

Derived forms: snouts

Type of: betrayer, blabber, drug of abuse, informer, nose, olfactory organ, plant product, rat, squealer, street drug

Part of: muzzle

Encyclopedia: Snout