openmouthed
adjective Date: 15th century 1. clamorous, vociferous 2. having the mouth wide open 3. struck with amazement or wonder • openmouthedly adverbopenmouthedness noun

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  • openmouthed — Synonyms and related words: advertent, agape, aghast, agog, ajar, alert, all agog, all ears, all eyes, amazed, assiduous, astonished, astounded, at gaze, attentive, aware, awed, awestruck, bawling, beguiled, bewildered, bewitched, blatant,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • openmouthed — adj. agape; amazed; shocked …   English contemporary dictionary

  • openmouthed — adjective with eyes or mouth open in surprise (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑goggle eyed, ↑popeyed • Similar to: ↑surprised • Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism …   Useful english dictionary

  • openmouthed grunt — noun : french grunt …   Useful english dictionary

  • gape — I. intransitive verb (gaped; gaping) Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse gapa; perhaps akin to Latin hiare to gape, yawn more at yawn Date: 13th century 1. a. to open the mouth wide b. to open or part widely < holes gaped in the pavement > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Desire — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Desire >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 desire desire wish fancy fantasy Sgm: N 1 want want need exigency GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 mind mind inclination leaning …   English dictionary for students

  • Drawbar — Draw bar , n. (Railroad) (a) An openmouthed bar at the end of a car, which receives a coupling link and pin by which the car is drawn. It is usually provided with a spring to give elasticity to the connection between the cars of a train. (b) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • openmouthedly — adverb see openmouthed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • openmouthedness — noun see openmouthed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thermometer — thermometric /therr meuh me trik/, thermometrical, adj. thermometrically, adv. /theuhr mom i teuhr/, n. an instrument for measuring temperature, often a sealed glass tube that contains a column of liquid, as mercury, that expands and contracts,… …   Universalium

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