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mouth

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mouth

  1. 1 the opening through which food passes into the body of an animal <the baby chicks opened their mouths very wide and chirped piteously when their mother came back with worms> Synonyms chops, gob [chiefly British], kisser [slang], mug, piehole [slang], trap [slang], yap [slang] Related Words countenance, face, puss [slang], visage; muzzle; jaws, mandible, maxilla; gullet, maw

  2. 2 a twisting of the facial features in disgust or disapproval <the boy usually makes a mouth when he gets an injection> Synonyms face, frown, lower (also lour), moue, grimace, mow, mug, pout, scowl, snootRelated Words flinch, squinch, wince; growl, snarl; rictus, simper, smirk; scoff, sneer; glare, glower, look, stareNear Antonyms grin, laugh, smile

  3. 3 disrespectful or argumentative talk given in response to a command or request <I won't tolerate you giving your mother mouth about everything> Synonyms backchat, cheek, impertinence, impudence, insolence, back talk, sass, sauceRelated Words comeback, rejoinder, retort, riposte, wisecrack; cuteness, discourtesy, disrespect, guff, impoliteness, nonsense, rudeness, tactlessness; audaciousness, audacity, boldness, brazenness; coarseness, crassness, crudity, vulgarity; abruptness, bluffness, bluntness, brusqueness, crossness, curtness, gruffness, surlinessNear Antonyms civility, cordiality, courtesy, diplomacy, politeness, tactfulness; consideration, gallantry, gentility, graciousness, smoothness, suaveness, suavity; deference, respect; affability

  4. 4 a person who speaks for another or for a group <the press secretary is the official mouth of the administration> Synonyms spokesperson, mouthpiece, point man, point person, prophet, speaker, spokesmanRelated Words spokesmodel, spokeswoman; front, promoter, shill; communicator, sayer, talker; agent, ambassador, delegate, emissary, envoy, representative




mouth

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mouth

  1. 1 to distort one's face <when her mother told her to mind, the little girl mouthed insolently and rolled her eyes> Synonyms grimace, mugRelated Words pout; contort, deform, twist, warp; frown, glare, gloom, glower, lower (also lour), scowl; gape, gaze, ogle, stare; growl, snarl, sneer; simper, smirkNear Antonyms beam, grin, smile

  2. 2 to speak softly and unclearly <the prompter mouthed the forgotten words under his breath> Synonyms chunter [British], grunt, mumble, murmur, mutterRelated Words babble, blab, chatter, drivel, gabble, gibber, jabber, maunder, prattle, ramble; breathe, gasp, pant, whisper; buzzNear Antonyms articulate, enunciateAntonyms speak out, speak up




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