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Pronunciation: /maʊθ/(plural mouths /maʊðz/)
- 1the 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: Ben stood transfixed with disbelief, his mouth open he leaned over and kissed her on the mouth she could have bitten her tongue the moment the words left her mouth
Pronunciation: /maʊð/[with object]
Old English mūth, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch mond and German Mund, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin mentum 'chin'