Definition of bigmouth in English:

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bigmouth

Pronunciation: /ˈbiɡmouTH/

noun

1 informal An indiscreet or boastful person.
Example sentences
  • I am so sick of the sanctimony of bigmouths lecturing them about the need for civility in the wake of her murder.
  • From this opening we learn that Bobby is intense and serious, Ricky is a cocky bigmouth who suffers for his ego, both are pathetic and antagonistic to each other, and they know how to take quite a beating.
  • There is a picture of her on the site which could almost have been designed to portray a self-promoting bigmouth.
2 Another term for largemouth bass; see black bass.

Derivatives

bigmouthed

adjective
Example sentences
  • The first of those will, however, remain a mystery to the kind of bigmouthed spectator that gives America a bad name in world sport.
  • As for the student who dominates class discussions, Woodruff is blunt: ‘No classroom is big enough for two big-mouthed lecturers.’
  • This is the real problem: not a handful of big-mouthed animal-lovers in anoraks, but a defensiveness about research at the heart of government and the scientific establishment itself.

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Syllabification: big·mouth

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