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mouthful
British English: /ˈmaʊθfʊl/
, /ˈmaʊθf(ə)l/
American English: /ˈmaʊθˌfʊl/

Translation of mouthful in French:

noun

  • 3 [informal] (abuse)
    engueulade (f) [informal]
    to give somebody a mouthful
    passer une engueulade à quelqu'un [informal]
    to get a mouthful
    recevoir une engueulade [informal]
    a mouthful of obscenities/of curses
    un chapelet d'obscénités/de jurons
  • 4 (American English) [informal] (pertinent remark)
    remarque (f) importante

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