Thesaurus > Related Words: muzzle

  Words related to muzzle

Related / Similar Words: gag, gun muzzle

 

Definition:
  • forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose;
  • restraint put into a person''s mouth to prevent speaking or shouting;
  • the open circular discharging end of a gun;
  • a leather or wire restraint that fits over an animal''s snout (especially a dog''s nose and jaws) and prevents it from eating or biting;
  • tie a gag around someone''s mouth in order to silence them; "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair";
  • prevent from speaking out; "The press was gagged";
  • fit with a muzzle; "muzzle the dog to prevent it from biting strangers";

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    Hyponyms: point, gunpoint

     

    Part Meronyms: head, caput, gun

     

    Derivational Morphology: gag, muzzler

     

     
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