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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

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

bad-mouth British & World English

Criticize (someone) behind their back

hand to mouth British & World English

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

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

a mouth to feed British & World English

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

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

Become bitterly disappointing or worthless

hand to mouth in hand British & World English

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

give mouth in mouth British & World English

(Of a dog) bark; bay

mouth off in mouth British & World English

Talk in an unpleasantly loud and boastful or opinionated way

a mouth to feed in mouth British & World English

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

be all mouth in mouth British & World English

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

watch one's mouth in mouth British & World English

Be careful about what one says

stop someone's mouth in stop British & World English

Induce someone to keep silent about something

word of mouth in word British & World English

Spoken communication as a means of transmitting information

shut your face ! in shut British & World English

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

froth at the mouth in froth British & World English

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

melt in the mouth in melt British & World English

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

keep one's mouth shut in mouth British & World English

Not say anything, especially not reveal a secret

shoot one's mouth off in shoot British & World English

Talk boastfully or indiscreetly

from hand to mouth in hand British & World English

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

from the horse's mouth in horse British & World English

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

run off at the mouth in run British & World English

Talk excessively or indiscreetly

turn to ashes in one's mouth in ash1 British & World English

Become bitterly disappointing or worthless

put words into someone's mouth in word British & World English

Inaccurately report what someone has said

put one's foot in it in foot British & World English

Say or do something tactless or embarrassing

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

Be greatly alarmed or apprehensive

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

Have an accent thought typical of the English upper classes

a bad taste in the mouth in taste British & World English

A strong feeling of distress or disgust following an experience

from hand to mouth in hand English Thesaurus

they live from hand to mouth—from one benefit day to the next

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

Take action to support one’s statements or opinions

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

Say what someone else was about to say

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

Be born into a wealthy family of high social standing

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

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

laugh on the other side of one's face in laugh British & World English

Be discomfited after feeling satisfaction or confidence about something

look as if butter wouldn't melt in one's mouth in butter British & World English

Appear gentle or innocent while typically being the opposite


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