Snout vs Trampoline - What's the difference?

snout | trampoline |

As nouns the difference between snout and trampoline

is that snout is the long, projecting nose, mouth, and jaw of a beast, as of pigs while trampoline is .

As a verb snout

is to furnish with a nozzle or point.




(en noun)
  • The long, projecting nose, mouth, and jaw of a beast, as of pigs.
  • The pig rooted around in the dirt with its snout .
  • The front of the prow of a ship or boat.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1944, author=(w)
  • , title= The Three Corpse Trick, section=chapter 5 , passage=The dinghy was trailing astern at the end of its painter, and Merrion looked at it as he passed. He saw that it was a battered-looking affair of the prahm type, with a blunt snout , and like the parent ship, had recently been painted a vivid green.}}
  • (derogatory) A person's nose.
  • His glasses kept slipping further down onto his prominent snout .
  • The nozzle of a pipe, hose, etc.
  • If you place the snout right into the bucket, it won't spray as much.
  • The anterior prolongation of the head of a gastropod; a rostrum.
  • The anterior prolongation of the head of weevils and allied beetles; a rostrum.
  • (British, slang) Tobacco; cigarettes.
  • * 1967 , Len Deighton, Only When I Laugh
  • (Bob, p. 55:) Charlie was the most vicious screw on the block ... He caught me with the two ounces of snout right in my hand, caught me by the hair, and swung me round in the exercise yard ...
    (Spider, p. 175:) She brings me snout and sweets, and sometimes a cake from Mum.
  • * 1982 , Edward Bond, Saved
  • LIZ. I only got one left. / FRED (calls). Get us some snout . / MIKE. Five or ten?
  • * 2000 , Joe Randolph Ackerley, P N Furbank, We Think the World of You
  • Also he was "doing his nut" for some "snout ." I said I would provide cigarettes.
  • * 2004 , Allan Sillitoe, New and Collected Stories
  • Raymond rolled a neat cigarette. "What about some snout , then?" "No, thanks." He laughed. Smoke drifted from his open mouth.
  • Terminus of a glacier.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To furnish with a nozzle or point.
  • References






    (en noun) (wikipedia trampoline)
  • A gymnastic and recreational device consisting of a piece of taut, strong fabric stretched over a steel frame using many coiled springs as anchors.
  • (programming) Any of a variety of looping or jumping instructions in specific programming languages
  • Derived terms

    * trampoliner * trampolining * trampolinist


  • To jump as if on a trampoline
  • * {{quote-book, 2007, Zoe Sharp, First Drop citation
  • , passage=My heart trampolined into my throat as I watched Lonnie's grip tighten on the stock of his own shotgun
  • (programming) To rewrite computer code to use trampolines
  • trampolined code