hand to mouth
adverb see hand-to-mouth

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hand to Mouth — «Hand To Mouth» Canción de George Michael Álbum Faith Publicación 30 de octubre de 1987 Gra …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hand to Mouth — may refer to:* Hand to Mouth (album) , 1986 album by General Public * Hand to Mouth (song) , 1987 song by George Michael …   Wikipedia

  • hand-to-mouth — /hand teuh mowth /, adj. offering or providing the barest livelihood, sustenance, or support; meager; precarious: a hand to mouth existence. [1500 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • hand-to-mouth — {adj.} Not providing for the future; living from day to day; not saving for later. * /Many native tribes lead a hand to mouth existence, content to have food for one day at a time./ * /John is not a saving boy; he spends his money without thought …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hand-to-mouth — {adj.} Not providing for the future; living from day to day; not saving for later. * /Many native tribes lead a hand to mouth existence, content to have food for one day at a time./ * /John is not a saving boy; he spends his money without thought …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hand-to-mouth — adjective Date: 1748 having or providing nothing to spare beyond basic necessities < a hand to mouth existence > • hand to mouth adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hand-to-mouth — adjective having barely enough to survive, being close to poverty She has been a widow these six or eight years, and has lived, I imagine, in rather a hand to mouth fashion …   Wiktionary

  • To live from hand to mouth — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hand to Mouth (Grotus song) — Infobox Single Name = Hand to Mouth Artist = Grotus from Album = Mass B side(s) = Released = 1995 Format = CD single, Vinyl Recorded = Spring 1995 at Decibel Worship, SF, CA Genre = Alternative rock Length = 2:57 Label = London Records Producer …   Wikipedia

  • Hand to Mouth (song) — Infobox Song Name = Hand to Mouth Artist = George Michael Album = Faith Released = 30 October 1987 track no = 6 Recorded = 1987 Genre = Pop, Rock Length = 4:36 Writer = George Michael Label = Columbia Producer = George MichaelExtra tracklisting… …   Wikipedia

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