Definition of down in the mouth in English:

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down in the mouth

informal (Of a person or their expression) unhappy; dejected.
Example sentences
  • Yet he still managed to find something to be down in the mouth about.
  • It seems that City stockbrokers are a little down in the mouth.
  • She seems to accept it though and isn't getting too down in the mouth about it.
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