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openmouthed

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adjective open·mouthed \ˌō-pən-ˈmau̇thd, -ˈmau̇tht\

Simple Definition of openmouthed

  • : having your mouth open usually because you are shocked or surprised

Full Definition of openmouthed

  1. 1 :  clamorous, vociferous

  2. 2 :  having the mouth wide open

  3. 3 :  struck with amazement or wonder

open·mouth·ed·ly play \-ˈmau̇-thəd-lē, -thəd-\ adverb
open·mouth·ed·ness play \-ˈmau̇-thəd-nəs, -thəd-\ noun

Examples of openmouthed

  1. I stood there openmouthed, unable to believe what I was seeing.

  2. <the stunning view from the mountaintop left us openmouthed and at a loss for words>



15th Century

First Known Use of openmouthed

15th century


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