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Definition of Muzzle


  1. The projecting mouth and nose of a quadruped, as of a horse; a snout.
  2. The mouth of a thing; the end for entrance or discharge; as, the muzzle of a gun.
  3. A fastening or covering (as a band or cage) for the mouth of an animal, to prevent eating or vicious biting.
  4. To bind the mouth of; to fasten the mouth of, so as to prevent biting or eating; hence, figuratively, to bind; to sheathe; to restrain from speech or action.
  5. To fondle with the closed mouth.
  6. To bring the mouth or muzzle near.

Muzzle Translations

muzzle in Dutch is muil, bek
muzzle in German is mundtot machen, Schnauze
muzzle in Italian is muso, ceffo
muzzle in Spanish is hocico
muzzle in Swedish is munkorg, mule, nos, tysta, mynning