adjective& adverbNorth American informal
(Of a style of play in sports) aggressive and confrontational: we’re coming into this game ready to play smash-mouth because we know that’s the type of game it’s going to be
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- The Vikings' offensive line has the brawn to play a smash-mouth style of football.
- He plays a tough, physical style that should enhance the team's desire to play a smash-mouth style with RB William Green.
- ‘We are still a power running team,’ says coordinator Mike Mularkey, who prefers ‘that smash-mouth style of football.’
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