mouthy
adjective (mouthier; -est) Date: 1589 1. marked by bombast or back talk 2. excessively talkative ; garrulous

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  • mouthy — (adj.) 1580s, from MOUTH (Cf. mouth) (n.) + Y (Cf. y) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • mouthy — [adj] talkative big mouthed*, chattering, chatty*, full of hot air*, gabby, garrulous, gossipy, long winded*, loose lipped*, loudmouthed*, ranting, talky, vociferous, windy*; concept 267 …   New thesaurus

  • mouthy — ► ADJECTIVE (mouthier, mouthiest) informal ▪ inclined to talk a lot, especially in an impudent way …   English terms dictionary

  • mouthy — [mouth′ē, mouth′ē] adj. mouthier, mouthiest overly talkative, esp. in a bombastic or rude way mouthily adv. mouthiness n …   English World dictionary

  • mouthy — UK [ˈmaʊθɪ] / US [ˈmaʊðɪ] / US [ˈmaʊθɪ] adjective Word forms mouthy : adjective mouthy comparative mouthier superlative mouthiest informal someone who is mouthy talks too much or says rude or offensive things …   English dictionary

  • mouthy — mouth|y [ˈmauθi] adj informal someone who is mouthy talks a lot and says what they think even if it is rude …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mouthy — mouth|y [ mauði, mauθi ] adjective INFORMAL someone who is mouthy talks too much or says rude or offensive things …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mouthy — mouthily, adv. mouthiness, n. /mow dhee, thee/, adj., mouthier, mouthiest. garrulous, often in a bombastic manner. [1580 90; MOUTH + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • mouthy — adjective Overly talkative, insolent, and loud. Syn: gobby …   Wiktionary

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