mouth

  • 1Mouth — (mouth), n.; pl. {Mouths} (mou[th]z). [OE. mouth, mu[thorn], AS. m[=u][eth]; akin to D. mond, OS. m[=u][eth], G. mund, Icel. mu[eth]r, munnr, Sw. mun, Dan. mund, Goth. mun[thorn]s, and possibly L. mentum chin; or cf. D. muil mouth, muzzle, G.… …

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  • 2mouth — [mouth; ] for v. [ mouth] n. pl. mouths [mouthz] [ME < OE muth, akin to Ger mund < IE base * menth , to chew > Gr masasthai, L mandere, to chew] 1. the opening through which an animal takes in food; specif., the cavity, or the entire… …

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  • 3mouth — ► NOUN 1) the opening in the body of most animals through which food is taken and sounds are emitted. 2) an opening or entrance to a structure that is hollow, concave, or almost completely enclosed. 3) the place where a river enters the sea. 4)… …

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  • 4Mouth — (mou[th]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mouthed} (mou[th]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Mouthing}.] 1. To take into the mouth; to seize or grind with the mouth or teeth; to chew; to devour. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To utter with a voice affectedly big or… …

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  • 5Mouth — Mouth, v. i. 1. To speak with a full, round, or loud, affected voice; to vociferate; to rant. [1913 Webster] I ll bellow out for Rome, and for my country, And mouth at C[ae]sar, till I shake the senate. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. To put mouth to… …

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  • 6mouth|y — «MOW thee, thee», adjective, mouth|i|er, mouth|i|est. loud mouthed; using many words to say little; ranting; bombastic: »He…was prone to be mouthy and magniloquent ( …

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  • 7mouth — [n1] opening aperture, beak, box, cavity, chops*, clam, crevice, delta, door, embouchement, entrance, estuary, firth, fly trap, funnel, gate, gills, gob, harbor, inlet, jaws, kisser*, lips, mush*, orifice, portal, rim, trap*, yap*; concepts… …

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  • 8mouth — index entrance, enunciate, express, phrase, recite, utter Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 9Mouth — Porté dans la Moselle, c est une forme francisée de Muth (voir ce nom) …

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  • 10mouth — is pronounced mowth as a noun (but plural mowdhz), and mowdh as a verb (also mowdhd in combinations such as foul mouthed) …

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  • 11mouth|er — «MOW thuhr», noun. a person who mouths; long winded talker …

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  • 12mouth|i|ly — «MOW thuh lee, thuh », adverb. in a mouthy manner …

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  • 13mouth — mouth1 W1S2 [mauθ] n plural mouths [mauðz] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(face)¦ 2 keep your mouth shut 3 open your mouth 4 (you) watch your mouth 5¦(entrance)¦ 6¦(river)¦ 7¦(bottle/container)¦ 8 big m …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14mouth — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, cavernous, enormous, huge, large, wide ▪ small, tiny ▪ …

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  • 15Mouth — This article is about the anatomical structure. For other uses, see Mouth (disambiguation). Mouth Head and neck …

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  • 16mouth — mouther, n. mouthless, adj. n. /mowth/; v. /mowdh/, n., pl. mouths /mowdhz/, v. n. 1. Anat., Zool. a. the opening through which an animal or human takes in food. b. the cavity containing the structures used in mastication. c. the structures… …

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  • 17mouth — 1 /maUT/ noun plural mouths /maUDz/ 1 FACE (C) the part of your face which you put food into, or which you use for speaking: Don t talk with your mouth full of food! 2 keep your mouth shut informal a) to not tell other people about a secret: I… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18mouth — ♦♦ mouths, mouthing, mouthed (The noun is pronounced [[t]ma͟ʊθ[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]ma͟ʊð[/t]]. The plural of the noun and the third person singular of the verb are both pronounced [[t]ma͟ʊðz[/t]].) 1) N COUNT: oft poss N Your mouth… …

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  • 19mouth — mouth1 [ mauθ ] (plural mouths [ mauðz ] ) noun count *** 1. ) the part of your face below your nose that you use to eat and speak. The corners of your mouth are the two outside ends of it, and the inside top part of your mouth is called the roof …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20mouth — I UK [maʊθ] / US noun [countable] Word forms mouth : singular mouth plural mouths UK [maʊðz] / US *** 1) a) the part of your face below your nose that you use to eat and speak. The corners of your mouth are the two outside ends of it, and the… …

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