hooter vs schnozzle what difference

what is difference between hooter and schnozzle

English

Etymology

hoot +‎ -er

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhuː.tə(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhu.tɚ/, [ˈhu.ɾɚ]
  • Hyphenation: hoot‧er
  • Rhymes: -uːtə(r)

Noun

hooter (plural hooters)

  1. A person who hoots.
  2. The horn in a motor vehicle.
  3. (Britain) A siren or steam whistle, especially one in a factory and used to indicate the beginning or the end of a working day or shift.
  4. (slang) A nose, especially a large one. [from 1950s]
  5. (slang, usually in the plural) A woman’s breast. [from 1970s]
  6. (slang) A penis. [from 1990s]
  7. An owl.
  8. (slang) A large cannabis cigarette.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:nose
  • See also Thesaurus:breasts
  • See also Thesaurus:penis

Translations

Further reading

  • hooter at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • Te Horo


English

Etymology

Probably from Yiddish שנויץ(shnoyts, snout), originally from German Schnauze (snout, muzzle). The Oxford English Dictionary suggests the word may be pseudo-Yiddish coined in English. Attested since 1930.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɒzəl

Noun

schnozzle (plural schnozzles)

  1. (slang) The human nose, especially one that is large.

Synonyms

  • beak
  • conk (Britain)
  • honker (US)
  • hooter (Britain)
  • schnoz, schnozz, shnoz
  • schnozzola
  • snoot (US)
  • See also Thesaurus:nose

Translations

References

  • “schnozzle, n.”, in OED Online ⁠, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, 1982.

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