bad-mouth

verb
\ˈbad-ˌmau̇th, -ˌmau̇t͟h\
bad-mouthed; bad-mouthing; bad-mouths

Definition of bad-mouth 

transitive verb

: to criticize severely

First Known Use of bad-mouth

1941, in the meaning defined above

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bad-mouth

verb

English Language Learners Definition of bad-mouth

: to say bad things about (someone or something) : to criticize (someone or something)

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