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 But the new season’s third episode flashes back to Bunny’s last day alive to frame her in a different way: vulnerable, emotional and loyal, both to her New York City rituals and her foulmouthed pet bird, Mrs. Gambolini. John Jurgensen, WSJ, 5 July 2022 Goldstein, fans may note, is not just a writer and executive producer on the series … but also the actor who plays the foulmouthed Roy Kent. Randee Dawn, Los Angeles Times, 31 May 2022 The Navalny spotlighted in the documentary is consistent with the Navalny many of us have followed on social media for years now, a figure of uncommon courage who is also unpretentious, foulmouthed, and very funny. David Klion, The New Republic, 22 Apr. 2022 Nadia, who does not go lightly anywhere, is and always has been an entirely new creation, a foulmouthed and hedonistic wit with the delivery of a 60-year-old chain-smoker. Philippa Snow, The New Republic, 18 Apr. 2022 Allison Janney and Ellen Barkin risk upstaging her in Gorgeous with their foulmouthed flamboyance, but Dunst’s tap-dancing Diane Sawyer obsessive is every bit as hilarious. Matthew Jacobs, Vulture, 2 Dec. 2021 Consider the words of Phoebe (Elodie Blomfield), the young, insightful niece of foulmouthed soccer legend Roy Kent (Brett Goldstein), who, in the eighth episode of Season 2, bestows an amazing nugget of wisdom upon her uncle. Washington Post, 23 Sep. 2021 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 See More

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First Known Use of foulmouthed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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12 Jul 2022

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“Foulmouthed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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