Definition of MUZZLE

noun : MUZZLE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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 ;

  • 4. (

    ) restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting ;

verb : MUZZLE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) fit with a muzzle; "muzzle the dog to prevent it from biting strangers" ;

  • 2. (

    ) prevent from speaking out; "The press was gagged" ;

  • 3. (

    ) tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them; "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair" ;


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