bad-mouth

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verb \ ˈbad-ˌmau̇th , -ˌmau̇t͟h \

Definition of bad-mouth

transitive verb
:to criticize severely

First Known Use of bad-mouth

1941


BAD-MOUTH Defined for English Language Learners

bad-mouth

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Definition of bad-mouth for English Language Learners

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



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