blab·​ber·​mouth | \ ˈbla-bər-ˌmau̇th How to pronounce blabbermouth (audio) \

Definition of blabbermouth

: a person who talks too much especially : tattletale

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Examples of blabbermouth in a Sentence

told the blabbermouth to put a lid on it

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George Soros, a demon to many right-wing blabbermouths, must be one of the most misunderstood men on the contemporary scene. Stephen Farber, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Soros': Film Review | Telluride 2019," 6 Sep. 2019 PISCES (Feb. 19-Mar. 20): Sharing a secret with a blabbermouth is as bad as spilling the beans yourself. Jeraldine Saunders, The Mercury News, "Horoscope: March 08, 2017," 8 Mar. 2017 So Trump’s blabbermouth will likely chill our relationship with that third party and shut off that and other valuable sources of information. Leonard Pitts Jr, The Mercury News, "Pitts: Why GOP must find courage to impeach Trump," 17 May 2017 The leaks are coming from the disgruntled staff in the White House and the president himself, who is a blabbermouth. Chicago Tribune,, "Quickly," 28 May 2017

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First Known Use of blabbermouth

1936, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of blabbermouth

informal : someone who reveals secrets or talks too much

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