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A person's nose:‘my damned schnozz is busted!’
- ‘Then I ran the risk of subjecting my hypothetical lover to the disturbing sounds my giant trombone of a schnozz would produce while she tried to sleep.’
- ‘If God didn't want us to smell each other, he wouldn't have issued schnozzolas.’
- ‘It's all drippier than my schnozz during a summer cold.’
- ‘As your face scrunches up in a grimace of the most agonizing of all pain, you'll be exercising the vital muscles in and around your schnozz without even knowing it!’
- ‘If you've yet to be introduced to this classic tale of lost love and its hero with the legendary schnozz, this is an excellent place to begin.’
1940s: from Yiddish shnoytz, from German Schnauze snout.
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