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noun as in nose

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As the animal clung to the rocky bottom, it exhaled an air bubble on its snout and appeared to repeatedly suck the air in and out of the bubble.

It has a slender tapering snout and a large number of teeth.

The lizard exhaled an air bubble around its snout as the animal clung to the rocky bottom.

While underwater, all of these lizards carried a bubble of air around their snouts.

To get to the sugar cube, the mice just had to poke in their snouts and lick.

As his grizzled snout suggests, Orlando is 11 years old, which translates to 77 in dog years.

Had the automatic snout poking through the steel grille of the rear of the cage.

Despite the speed of his dive, they were gaining on him, coming up fast; one snout that ended in a cupped depression was plain.

With a roast apple in his snout, and a ribbon—a blue—no, a pink ribbon decorating his ornery little tail.

He walks on all fours, and his length, from the snout to the origin of his tail, is about a foot and a half.

As I was dipping my tin mug into the lake, a huge snout suddenly rose, and very nearly caught my hand, as well as the mug.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to snout, such as: beak, nose, trunk, honker, nozzle, and proboscis.

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