muzzle Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "muzzle" - English Dictionary

See all translations

muzzlenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmʌz.l̩/

muzzle noun [C] (ANIMAL)

the mouth and nose of an animal, especially a dog, or a covering put over this in order to prevent the animal from biting

muzzle noun [C] (GUN)

the end of a gun barrel, where the bullets come out

muzzleverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈmʌz.l̩/

muzzle verb [T] (ANIMAL)

to put a muzzle on an animal: Dangerous dogs should be muzzled.

muzzle verb [T] (STOP OPINIONS)

to stop a person or organization from expressing independent opinions: The new Secrecy Act will muzzle the media and the opposition.
(Definition of muzzle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of muzzle?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “muzzle” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
dole

the money that the government gives to people who are unemployed

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More