loud·​mouth ˈlau̇d-ˌmau̇th How to pronounce loudmouth (audio)
: a loudmouthed person

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Frankly, the league missed an opportunity to send that message during the first round when Russell Westbrook acted like a loudmouth bully, threatening a Suns fan who talked trash to him after a game. Greg Moore, The Arizona Republic, 8 May 2023 Howard Cosell, the know-it-all loudmouth. Steve Gardner, USA TODAY, 7 July 2020 The drunk loudmouth who can't stop blathering. Jeff Pearlman, CNN, 11 Feb. 2022 The parties have big differences on major issues, and each has its share of loudmouths who see taking cheap shots as the shortest route to a cable-news appearance. Karl Rove, WSJ, 1 Mar. 2023 Their starting quarterback is a loudmouth. Eric Branch, San Francisco Chronicle, 21 Sep. 2022 There’s always a loudmouth in the group. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 5 Sep. 2021 Nigel Farage, a loudmouth Brexiteer, made hay. The Economist, 15 Aug. 2020 One issue pertains to the exchange of letters, which were first leaked, presumably at the state agency’s behest, to the Daily Caller, a right-wing opinion website co-founded by Fox News loudmouth Tucker Carlson in 2010. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 13 Feb. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of loudmouth was in 1870

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“Loudmouth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loudmouth. Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

Kids Definition


loud·​mouth -ˌmau̇th How to pronounce loudmouth (audio)
: a person given to loud unpleasant talk

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