schnozzola

schnoz

[shnoz]
noun Slang.
a nose, especially one of unusually large size.
Also, schnozz, schnozzle [shnoz-uhl] , schnozzola [schno-zoh-luh] .


Origin:
1935–40, Americanism; probably expressive alteration of nose, nozzle; schn- by association with any of several semantically related Yiddish words, e.g. shnabl beak, shnoyts snout, shnuk beak, trunk; for suffix of schnozzola see -ola

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schnozz definition

[ʃnɑz] and [ʃnɑzlæ, ʃnɑˈzolə, ʃnɑz]
and schnozzle; schnozzola; shnozz
  1. n.
    the nose. (From German Schnauze via Yiddish.) : Look at the schnozz on that guy!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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