Definition of schnozz in English:


(also schnozzola)


North American
  • 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 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.’
    • ‘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 God didn't want us to smell each other, he wouldn't have issued schnozzolas.’


1940s: from Yiddish shnoytz, from German Schnauze ‘snout’.