/ (bəˈzuː) /
a US slang word for mouth
DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Word Origin for bazoo
C19: of unknown origin
Words nearby bazoo
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Example sentences from the Web for bazoo
Asaro then headed for a Queens towing business owned by one of his present co-defendants, John “Bazoo” Ragano.A Goodfellas Sequel: A True-Life Lufthansa Figure Comes to Court|Michael Daly|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST