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mouth British & World English

The opening and cavity in the lower part of the human face, surrounded by the lips, through which food is taken in and vocal sounds are emitted

mouth English Thesaurus

the mouth of the cave

shut your face ! British & World English

Used as a rude or angry way of telling someone to be quiet

bad-mouth British & World English

Criticize (someone) behind their back

big mouth British & World English

An indiscreet or boastful person

mouth off British & World English

Talk in an unpleasantly loud and boastful or opinionated way

foul mouth British & World English

A tendency to use bad language

give mouth British & World English

(Of a dog) bark; bay

mouth organ British & World English

Another term for harmonica.

poor mouth British & World English

A person who claims to be poor in order to benefit from others

smart mouth British & World English

An ability or tendency to make cheeky retorts; impudence

smash-mouth British & World English

(Of a style of play) aggressive and confrontational

mouth-to-mouth British & World English

Denoting a method of artificial respiration in which a person breathes into an unconscious patient’s lungs through their mouth

scabby mouth British & World English

A viral disease of sheep and goats which results in the formation of sores around the animal’s mouth

trench mouth British & World English

Ulcerative gingivitis

be all mouth British & World English

Tend to talk boastfully without any intention of acting on one’s words

mouth-watering British & World English

Smelling, looking, or sounding delicious

hand to mouth British & World English

Satisfying only one’s immediate needs because of lack of money for future plans and investments

word of mouth British & World English

Spoken communication as a means of transmitting information

a mouth to feed British & World English

A person, typically a child, who has to be looked after and fed

watch one's mouth British & World English

Be careful about what one says

froth at the mouth British & World English

Emit a large amount of saliva from the mouth in a bodily seizure

melt in the mouth British & World English

(Of food) be deliciously light or tender and need little chewing

stop someone's mouth British & World English

Induce someone to keep silent about something

from the horse's mouth British & World English

(Of information) from the person directly concerned or another authoritative source

keep one's mouth shut British & World English

Not say anything, especially not reveal a secret

shoot one's mouth off British & World English

Talk boastfully or indiscreetly

foot-and-mouth disease British & World English

A contagious viral disease of cattle and sheep, causing ulceration of the hoofs and around the mouth

run off at the mouth British & World English

Talk excessively or indiscreetly

mouth off at in mouth off British & World English

Loudly criticize or abuse

have a plum in one's mouth British & World English

Have an accent thought typical of the English upper classes

a bad taste in the mouth British & World English

A strong feeling of distress or disgust following an experience

put words into someone's mouth British & World English

Inaccurately report what someone has said

mouth off in mouth British & World English

Talk in an unpleasantly loud and boastful or opinionated way

turn to ashes in one's mouth British & World English

Become bitterly disappointing or worthless

have one's heart in one's mouth British & World English

Be greatly alarmed or apprehensive

give mouth in mouth British & World English

(Of a dog) bark; bay

don't look a gift horse in the mouth British & World English

Don’t find fault with something that you have discovered or been given

put one's money where one's mouth is British & World English

Take action to support one’s statements or opinions

take the words out of someone's mouth British & World English

Say what someone else was about to say

be born with a silver spoon in one's mouth British & World English

Be born into a wealthy family of high social standing


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