adjective Date: 1593 1. having one's mouth opened wide (as in awe) 2. having a wide mouth <
widemouthed jars

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  • widemouthed — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : having a wide mouth a widemouthed person a widemouthed bottle 2. a. : uttered with wide open mouth : loud, resounding widemouthed …   Useful english dictionary

  • widemouthed — /wuyd mowdhd , mowtht /, adj. 1. (of a person, object, body of water, etc.) having a wide mouth: a widemouthed river. 2. (of a person) having the mouth opened wide, as in astonishment or horror. [1585 95; WIDE + MOUTH + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • widemouthed — adjective a) Having a wide mouth. b) Having the mouth opened wide …   Wiktionary

  • widemouthed — adj. of wide mouth; of widely opened mouth (usually from shock) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • εὐρύστομον — εὐρύστομος widemouthed masc/fem acc sg εὐρύστομος widemouthed neut nom/voc/acc sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • beaker — noun Etymology: Middle English biker, from Old Norse bikarr, probably from Old Saxon bikeri, from Medieval Latin bicarium Date: 14th century 1. a large drinking cup that has a wide mouth and is sometimes supported on a standard 2. a deep …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mason jar — noun Usage: often capitalized M Etymology: John L. Mason, died 1902 American metalsmith Date: 1888 a widemouthed jar used especially for home canning …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • olla — noun Etymology: Spanish, from Latin olla, aulla pot; akin to Sanskrit ukhā pot and probably to Gothic auhns oven Date: 1622 a large bulging widemouthed earthenware vessel sometimes with looped handles used (as by Pueblo Indians) for storage,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jar — I. verb (jarred; jarring) Etymology: probably of imitative origin Date: 1526 intransitive verb 1. a. to make a harsh or discordant sound b. to have a harshly disagreeable or disconcerting effect c. to be out of harmony; specifically …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cardigan Bay — an inlet of St. George s Channel, on the W coast of Wales. * * * Bay, western Wales. A widemouthed inlet of St. George s Channel, it is about 65 mi (105 km) long. Two national parks, Snowdonia and Pembrokeshire Coast, incorporate substantial… …   Universalium

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