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mouthy

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Pronunciation: /ˈmaʊði
 
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Definition of mouthy in English:

adjective (mouthier, mouthiest)

informal
Inclined to talk a lot, especially in a rude or insolent way: an especially mouthy eleven-year-old
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  • And the mouthy brat says, ‘What car, this is a van,’ prompting mom or dad to reply, ‘Don't bother me with semantics!’
  • Despite her enduring success, when you mention her name lots of people - predominantly men - dismiss her, not merely as a mouthy broad, but because she doesn't fit their stereotype of female pulchritude.
  • Leah is very loud, very mouthy, a typical bolshie teenager: she got kicked out of school and no one has the time of day for her.

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