Definition of droop-snoot in English:

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droop-snoot

Pronunciation: /ˈdro͞opˌsno͞ot/

noun

informal
A downward-sloping nose of an aircraft or motor vehicle, especially one that is of variable pitch, giving an efficient aerodynamic profile.
Example sentences
  • This kit is necessary when installing a droop-snoot because of the added length of the nozzle assembly.
  • It can be used like a droop snoot, but it eliminates the drag normally associated with a droop.

Derivatives

droop-snooted

adjective
Example sentences
  • Today's droop-snooted vans pretty much kill that idea for groceries, but I still put any small flat objects such as books, checkbooks, etc. on the windshield, resting against the wipers.
  • Progressively he built more and more extreme motorcycles, including a droop-snooted, Ducati-powered machine that was a prelude of things to come.

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