hand–to–mouth

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adjective \-ˈmau̇th\

Definition of hand–to–mouth

  1. :  having or providing nothing to spare beyond basic necessities <a hand–to–mouth existence>

hand to mouth

adverb

1748

First Known Use of hand–to–mouth

1748


HAND–TO–MOUTH Defined for English Language Learners

hand–to–mouth

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adjective \-ˈmau̇th\

Definition of hand–to–mouth for English Language Learners

  • : having only enough money to survive


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