foul·​mouthed ˈfau̇(-ə)l-ˌmaüt͟hd How to pronounce foulmouthed (audio)
: given to the use of obscene, profane, or abusive language

Examples of foulmouthed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the true breakout stars were her parents: her Bill O’Reilly-loving mother, Maggie, and her delightfully frugal father, John, were as laugh-out-loud funny as their foulmouthed daughter without even trying. Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times, 3 May 2024 The death of Lil Tay, a young social media star who went viral for her foulmouthed videos, as well as the death of her older brother, was reported Wednesday on social media by an unnamed family member. Alexandra Del Rosario Los Angeles Times (tns), al, 10 Aug. 2023 Lil Tay, a young social media star who went viral for her foulmouthed videos, has died. Alexandra Del Rosario, Los Angeles Times, 9 Aug. 2023 Hulu Free Trial Buy Now Voice actor John DiMaggio will reprise his role as the foulmouthed, human-hating robot. Anna Tingley, Variety, 24 July 2023 And, who knew that S. Epatha Merkerson and Judith Light would delight as foulmouthed villains? Jackie Strause, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 June 2023 Samet can’t wait to leave, and his conversations with those around him — the other teachers, the students, a foulmouthed veterinarian, a young unemployed man who’s trying to decide between a dead-end job and becoming a guerilla — all emphasize the dead-end nature of this place. Rachel Handler, Vulture, 2 June 2023 Fans of The Thick of It (the vulgar British comedy) will love Veep, a political comedy about a foulmouthed vice president and her bumbling advisors. Milan Polk, Men's Health, 29 Sep. 2022 With his powerful driving skills and foulmouthed attitude, Happy becomes an unlikely golf hero — much to the chagrin of the well-mannered golf professionals. Travis Bean, Forbes, 25 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of foulmouthed was in the 15th century

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“Foulmouthed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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