Definition of bazoo in English:

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bazoo

Pronunciation: /bəˈzuː/

noun (plural bazoos)

US informal
1A person’s mouth: he couldn’t keep his big bazoo shut
More example sentences
  • I am Senator Henry Ashurst of Arizona, and I am opposed to office holders who go to and return from Europe shooting off their bazoos about how Europe should be run.
  • When you have nothing sensible or helpful to say, keep your bazoos shut!
2A person’s bottom.
Example sentences
  • I called today to change my package - they gave me free stuff out the bazoo the first month and I wanted to get some stuff removed.
  • You'll see patents out the bazoo, better-backed startups, higher-volume production, and better competition.

Origin

Late 19th century: of unknown origin; compare with Dutch bazuin 'trombone, trumpet'.

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