muzzle

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmʌzəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmʌzəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(muzəl)


Inflections of 'muzzle' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
muzzles
v 3rd person singular
muzzling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
muzzled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
muzzled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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muzzle

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [sharp, wide] muzzle of a dog
  2. a [dog, bulldog, Rottweiler, greyhound] with a muzzle
  3. the dog has to wear a muzzle
  4. put the muzzle on his dog
  5. muzzles for (dangerous) dogs
  6. all [big, dangerous] dogs have to wear a muzzle
  7. [tighten, loosen, strap on, check] the muzzle
  8. check the straps on the muzzle
  9. check the muzzle straps
  10. tried to [shake, get] the muzzle off
  11. tried to shake off the muzzle
  12. fined for not putting a muzzle on the dog
  13. the dog [wasn't wearing, didn't have] a muzzle
  14. doesn't wear a muzzle [at home, in the garden]
v
  1. muzzle your [dog, rottweiler, pet]
  2. muzzle a [dangerous, uncontrollable] [dog]
  3. dogs must be muzzled [outdoors, in the park, in public areas, at all times]
  4. muzzle to [prevent, protect, avoid]
  5. muzzled their [voices, opinion, freedom of speech]
  6. the [government, leaders, censors] muzzled their [voices]
  7. muzzle the [press, public, protesters]
  8. muzzled by [violence, new laws, bans]
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