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mouthful

Pronunciation: /ˈmaʊθfʊl/

Translation of mouthful in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (of food) bocado (masculine); (of drink) trago (masculine); (of air) bocanada (feminine) that's ridiculous, she said between mouthfuls —eso es ridículo —dijo entre bocado y bocado he ate it in a single mouthful se lo comió de un bocado it's a bit of a mouthful (to say) (difficult to pronounce) es un trabalenguas (long) es larguísimo to give sb a mouthful (insult) soltarle* una sarta de insultos a algn (tell off) echarle una bronca a algn [colloquial/familiar]
    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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