Simple Definition of mouthful
: as much as a mouth will hold
: a word, name, or phrase that is very long or difficult to say
: something said that has a lot of meaning or importance
Full Definition of mouthful
1 a : as much as a mouth will hold b : the quantity usually taken into the mouth at one time
2 : a small quantity
3 a : a very long word or phrase b : a comment or a statement rich in meaning or substance
Examples of mouthful
It was a delicious meal. We enjoyed every mouthful.
His last name is a real mouthful.
First Known Use of mouthful
Rhymes with mouthful
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MOUTHFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of mouthful
1 : as much as the mouth will hold <a mouthful of water>
2 : the amount put into the mouth at one time <Dr. Ziemer was chewing a mouthful of his sandwich … — Oliver Butterworth, The Enormous Egg> <Take another mouthful.>
3 : a word or phrase that is very long or difficult to say
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