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

Translation of mouthful in Spanish:


  • (of food) that's ridiculous, she said between mouthfuls
    —eso es ridículo —dijo entre bocado y bocado
    he ate it in a single mouthful it's a bit of a mouthful (to say)
    (difficult to pronounce)
    es un trabalenguas
    es larguísimo
    to give somebody a mouthful
    soltarle una sarta de insultos a alguien
    (tell off)
    echarle una bronca a alguien [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • It's not going to be funny when someone who can't have nut products gets a mouthful of the wrong food and goes into shock.
    • Then he took a mouthful of his drink and then put the glass in my face.
    • He put the groceries away, drank a mouthful of whiskey, and fell into a dead sleep that would last nearly fifteen hours.

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