noun Slang.

a nose, especially one of unusually large size.

Also schnozz, schnoz·zle [shnoz-uh l] /ˈʃnɒz əl/, schnoz·zo·la [schno-zoh-luh] /stʃnɒˈzoʊ lə/

Origin of schnoz

1935–40, Americanism; probably expressive alteration of nose, nozzle; schn- by association with any of several semantically related Yiddish words, e.g. shnabl beak, shnoyts snout, shnuk beak, trunk; for suffix of schnozzola see -ola Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Word Origin and History for schnozz

"nose," 1942, from Yiddish shnoitsl, from German Schnauze "snout" (see schnauzer).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper