foul·​mouthed | \ ˈfau̇(-ə)l-ˌmaüt͟hd How to pronounce foulmouthed (audio) , -ˌmau̇tht \

Definition of foulmouthed

: given to the use of obscene, profane, or abusive language

Examples of foulmouthed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As the cocksure, foulmouthed studio exec Les Grossman, Cruise put on a fat suit, wore heavy prosthetics, and peppered his lines with profanity. Shirley Li, The Atlantic, 18 Dec. 2020 Notionally, there was a winner: Charlie da Wolf, a foulmouthed septuagenarian from Williamsburg. Nicole Daniels, New York Times, 22 Apr. 2020 Joe Toreno for Fortune Some of the more absurd recurring scenes are those featuring the ghosts who live in Nick’s attic, including Freddie Mercury, Whitney Houston, and a very foulmouthed Duke Ellington, voiced by Jordan Peele. Fortune, 4 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of foulmouthed

1593, in the meaning defined above

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“Foulmouthed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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