bad–mouth

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verb \ˈbad-ˌmau̇th, -ˌmau̇th\

Definition of bad–mouth

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to criticize severely

1941

First Known Use of bad–mouth

1941


BAD–MOUTH Defined for English Language Learners

bad–mouth

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verb \ˈbad-ˌmau̇th, -ˌmau̇th\

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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