mouth

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmaʊθ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/n. maʊθ; v. maʊð/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(n. mouth; v. mouᵺ)


Inflections of 'mouth' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": mouths
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mouth

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. has a [big, small, thin, round] mouth
  2. has such a dirty mouth!
  3. has a very loud mouth!
  4. [wipe, rinse] your mouth
  5. have got [crumbs, cream, chocolate] (all) round your mouth
  6. her mouth was [gaping, wide, open] in [awe, shock]
  7. the [baby, dog] was [salivating, drooling] at the mouth
  8. [stuffed, filled] his mouth with [cookies, pie]
  9. kept her mouth [shut, closed, tight]
  10. opened his mouth wide (for the dentist)
  11. UK: the patient chart indicated nil by mouth
  12. [shoveled, spooned] food into her mouth
  13. the [words, language] that came out of her mouth
  14. the family has another mouth to feed
  15. don't need another mouth to feed!
  16. are living hand to mouth
  17. shut your (big) mouth!
  18. have had enough of your mouth!
  19. you took the words out of my mouth!
  20. put my foot in my mouth again
  21. don't talk with your mouth full!
  22. UK: is all mouth and no trousers
  23. is all mouth and no [action, substance]
  24. was born with a silver spoon in her mouth
  25. (at) the mouth of the [river, jar, jug, cave]
  26. [out of, from] the mouths of babes
n as adj
  1. mouth [ulcers, infection, decay, cancer]
  2. mouth-to-mouth [breathing, aid, resuscitation]
v
  1. mouthing [words, instructions, commands, threats] (to)
  2. mouthed the word [help, please, stop]
  3. mouthed the words [of, to] the song
  4. mouthed a [kiss, goodbye]
  5. mouth [hollow, empty] promises
  6. mouthed [quietly, secretly, discreetly]
  7. mouth along with the [song, movie]
  8. mouthing off [at, to] your [parents, teacher]
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