loud·​mouth | \ ˈlau̇d-ˌmau̇th How to pronounce loudmouth (audio) \

Definition of loudmouth

: a loudmouthed person

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Soon afterward, viewers are introduced to Danny’s roommate, Karl (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II), a confident, hard-partying loudmouth who seems exceptionally secure in his identity. David Sims, The Atlantic, "Black Mirror: The Weird, Intriguing Intimacy of ‘Striking Vipers’," 5 June 2019 In 2015, she was cast as a lovable loudmouth on the VH1 reality show Love & Hip Hop: New York, then began releasing her own mixtapes. Harper's BAZAAR, "Cardi B Opens Up About Her "Rags to Riches" Cinderella Story," 7 Feb. 2019 Better that than to run the risk of some loudmouth outing you. Steve & Mia, Philly.com, "Steve & Mia: I want to have hate sex with my ex," 12 Apr. 2018 Roseanne Connor, the lovable loudmouth played by Barr, was an outspoken supporter of Trump, and some episodes pitted her against liberal-minded relatives. Daniel Arkin /, NBC News, "Roseanne Barr was a gamble for ABC long before Tuesday's cancellation," 29 May 2018 His entire persona is satire, aimed at poking fun at traditional sports media, players and coaches who traffic in clichés, and of loudmouth fans raised in a smoldering universe of hot takes. Rick Maese, chicagotribune.com, "PFT Commenter rose from an internet 'cesspool' to podcasting glory. And no one knows who he is.," 21 May 2018 As a result, Merlino — who rose to fame as a rail-thin, slick-haired loudmouth — has been in prosecutors’ crosshairs for most of his adult life. Chris Palmer, Philly.com, "After a lifetime of fighting back, reputed Philly mob boss 'Skinny Joey' Merlino pleads guilty," 27 Apr. 2018 For the truth is, Mr. Trump’s version of the loudmouth demagogue is increasingly coming out on the better side of the emerging facts on Russia. Holman W. Jenkins, WSJ, "Why Trump Never Speaks Ill of Putin," 23 Mar. 2018 And a big serving for humble pie for some of the loudmouths on the left. Fox News, "Ingraham: The lawlessness of the Democratic Party," 20 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of loudmouth

1914, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of loudmouth

informal + disapproving : a loud person : a person who talks too much and who says unpleasant or stupid things

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