Definition of snout noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//snaʊt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//snaʊt//
    Parts of animals
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  1. 1 the long nose and area around the mouth of some types of animal, such as a pig compare muzzle See related entries: Parts of animals
  2. 2 (informal, humorous) a person’s nose
  3. 3a part of something that sticks out at the front the snout of a pistol
  4. Word OriginMiddle English: from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German snūt; related to snot.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: snout