US: /ˈməzəɫ/
UK: /mˈʌzə‍l/

English Vietnamese dictionary

muzzle /'mʌzl/
  • danh từ
    • mõm (chó, cáo...)
    • rọ (đai) bịt mõm (chó, ngựa)
    • miệng súng, họng súng
    • ngoại động từ
      • bịt mõm, khoá mõm (chó, ngựa...)
      • (nghĩa bóng) cấm đoán tự do ngôn luận, khoá miệng

    Advanced English dictionary

    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 the nose and mouth of an animal, especially a dog or a horse
    Compare: SNOUT
    2 a device made of leather or plastic that you put over the nose and mouth of an animal, especially a dog, to prevent it from biting people
    3 the open end of a gun, where the bullets come out
    + verb [VN]
    1 [usually passive] to put a muzzle over a dog's head to prevent it from biting people: Dogs must be kept muzzled.
    2 to prevent sb from expressing their opinions in public as they want to
    Synonym: GAG
    They accused the government of muzzling the press.

    Concise English dictionary

    +the open circular discharging end of a gun
    +forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose
    +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
    +restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting
    +fit with a muzzle
    +prevent from speaking out
    +tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them