1. mouth; thus talk.
|Forty Liars (1888) 31: The old man’ll give you a time check and the Oriental Grand Bounce. You hear the mellow trill of my bazoo?|
|Baled Hay 237: People listen to the silvery tinkle of his bazoo.|
|Mr Trunnell Mate of the Ship ‘Pirate’ Ch. ii: If he don’t stow that bazoo of his, you might ram the end of a handspike in his mouth and see if he’ll bite.|
|DN III:ii 126: bazoo, n. Mouth, talk. ‘Shut up your bazoo’.‘Words from Northwest Arkansas’ in|
|My Life in Prison 282: There was a phony note in his bazoo that I couldn’t get away from.|
|Hand-made Fables 133: He went around blowing that he could Eat Anything, and all the Light Feeders slunk into the Background when he lifted his Bazoo.|
|Milk and Honey Route 199: Bazoo – Mouth. A term of derision. ‘Shut your bazoo!’.|
|Dict. Amer. Sl. 306: Bazoo Loud talk; conceited talk.|
|People, Yes 80: They enjoy the oily slant-eyed spieler with his slick bazoo selling tickets and gabbing.|
|DAUL 24/1: Bazoo, n. Mouth. ‘That big bazoo will get you a chiv (knife) in your ribs yet.’.et al.|
|30 Apr. [synd. col.] I said will you kindly shut your loud bazoo? [W&F].|
|(con. 1940s) Dark Sea Running 114: That big bazoo of yours is griping all the time.|
|Dict. of Invective (1991) 224: When Senator Alan Simpson (Republican, Wyoming) told reporters just before a press conference by Ronald Reagan on March 19 1987, that ‘You’re asking him things because you know he’s off-balance and you’d like to stick it in his kazoo,’ the word was rendered by The Wall Street Journal as gazoo and by The Litchfield County (Connecticut) Times as bazoo.|
2. an orator.
|Score by Innings (2004) 371: He was the local orator, the official bazoo of the village.‘The Bone Doctor’ in|
3. (US) the vagina.
|Modern English 72: genitalia: female (n): Bazoo.|
(US) to boast.
|Dict. Americanisms (4th edn) 49: Blowin’ his bazoo, Gasconade; braggadocio. Tennessee.|
|Wolfville 31: It ain’t been usual for me to blow my own bazoo to any extent.|
|Jewish South (Richmond, VA) 17 Mar. 11/2: This crummy little count should not blast the entire race with his bazoo.|
|DN III:viii 571: blow one’s bazoo, phr. To sound one’s own praises.‘Word-List From Western Indiana’ in|
|AS II:8 348: blow your own bazoo (verb phrase), to boast about one’s own achievements.‘Dialect Words and Phrases from West-Central West Virginia’ in|
|(con. 1910s) Studs Lonigan (1936) 53: His mother was always blowing off her bazoo about him being her blue-eyed baby.Young Lonigan in|
|Thief 393: Talk about pure-D idiots. Come in here and blow his big bazzoo about all and sundry.|
see shoot off one’s mouth under shoot off v.