long-snouted

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj long-snouted having a snout that is longer than average
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Usage

In literature:

Then a long snout grew from his head, and two big, shining teeth from his mouth.
"Thirty Indian Legends" by Margaret Bemister
Her long snout was unsheathed from under its protection, and she seemed undecided what to do.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
Dat am sign dat de long snout hab turn him nose in some oder direcshun.
"The Ocean Waifs" by Mayne Reid
The proboscis or snout is slender and as long as the body.
"The Pecan and its Culture" by H. Harold Hume
That long melancholy plunge of the black snout thrills me with pleasure.
"Hypolympia" by Edmund Gosse
So strongly do some people believe this that they sleep under quilts figured with the device of this long-snouted beast.
"Japanese Fairy World" by William Elliot Griffis
Now, the old-man weighed two hundred and forty pounds, and measured nine feet from the tip of his snout to the tip of his long tail.
"Finn The Wolfhound" by A. J. Dawson
It was white and hairy and had a long snout and little round eyes.
"The Tin Woodman of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
Earthworms have no teeth, but they have a long snout that protrudes beyond the mouth.
"Earth and Sky Every Child Should Know" by Julia Ellen Rogers
He saw no tracks in the snow, except of wild pig and long-snouted Brackanolls.
"The Three Mulla-mulgars" by Walter De La Mare
Snout long, naked, mobile and truncated, with large terminal nostrils, much like those of a pig.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
The nostrils open obliquely at some distance from the end of the snout, and the head carries a crest of long hair.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
It has no teeth, and its long, curved snout gives its small head an almost bird-like look.
"A Book-Lover's Holidays in the Open" by Theodore Roosevelt
The Sword-fish derives its name from its long, sword-like snout.
"Fast Nine" by Alan Douglas
The long snout of the Susu has been compared to the long snout of the Gharial, a native of the same region.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard
Its form is similar to the long-eared sunfish, but with a more prominent snout and a depression in front of the eye.
"Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others" by James Alexander Henshall
One demon having once been a clever, handsome man, became extremely ugly with a snout like a pig and long flapping ears.
"Human Animals" by Frank Hamel
The long-snouted dolphin feeds on pelagic fishes.
"Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art" by John Vinycomb
The body is elongate and shark-like, and has a long saw-like snout.
"Elementary Zoology, Second Edition" by Vernon L. Kellogg
Their snouts are long and unringed.
"Through the Land of the Serb" by Mary Edith Durham
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In poetry:

Then silent long, the king at last
Spake, all his thought to hatred cast,
"O Diarmid, now measure the Boar, snout to heel,
What length on the ground may the dark hide conceal?"
"The Death Of The Boar" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
Night veiled the pole: all seemed secure:
When, led by instinct sharp and sure,
Subsistence to provide,
A beast forth sallied on the scout,
Long backed, long tailed, with whiskered snout,
And badger-coloured hide.
"On The Death Of Mrs. Throckmorton's Bullfinch" by William Cowper

In news:

With long fangs, long snout and big eyes, it sheds light on diversity of our distant ancestors.
As their name implies, snouts have a long nose-like appendage which is actually formed of mouthparts.
Their long snouts lined with pointy teeth make sawfishes hard to miss.
Police have arrested a Long Island woman for allegedly suffocating a friend's dog by tying two hair ties around his snout.
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