mo·​tor·​mouth | \ ˈmō-tər-ˌmau̇th How to pronounce motormouth (audio) \

Definition of motormouth

: a person who talks excessively

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motormouthed \ ˈmō-​tər-​ˌmau̇t͟hd How to pronounce motormouthed (audio) , -​ˌmau̇tht \ adjective

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I had to listen to the motormouth's cell phone conversations for the entire commute.
Recent Examples on the Web His Bufalino is a million miles from the aggressive motormouth Pesci played in Goodfellas; this is a portrait of real, frightening authority, of a man who never needs to raise his voice to command a room. David Sims, The Atlantic, "Martin Scorsese’s Epic Funeral for the Gangster Genre," 1 Nov. 2019 The smackdown reign of Dwayne Johnson: Peaks in 'Hobbs & Shaw' Ryan Reynolds can kill as Locke Reynolds working his motormouth against the 6-foot-5 Johnson is the verbal screen match-up the world desperately needed. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, "Everything you need to know about those killer 'Hobbs & Shaw' surprise cameos (spoilers!)," 2 Aug. 2019 At a conference in Tel Aviv, Giuliani, the motormouth lawyer for President Donald Trump, was asked whether his employer respects women. Jeet Heer, The New Republic, "Asked about respecting women, Rudy Giuliani trashes porn stars.," 7 June 2018 In Vaughn, Hollywood found its favorite motormouth. Matt Patches, Esquire, "Vince Vaughn's Big True Detective Monologue Explains His Entire Career," 29 June 2015 Kyle Laing does much to keep the energy level high as comic motormouth Matthew Fulton, a slick political operative. Matthew J. Palm,, "Funny, sharp musical ripped from the headlines — 90 years ago," 13 Oct. 2017 And while Soraya is a proper little motormouth, her big sis is rendered near-mute by a cripplingly extreme speech impediment. Neil Young, The Hollywood Reporter, "'M': Film Review | Venice 2017," 18 Sep. 2017 Marianne and Paul’s private bliss-out is disrupted by the unexpected arrival of an old friend, a music producer, Harry (a sensational Ralph Fiennes), a motormouth who roars in with his daughter, Penelope (Dakota Johnson). Manohla Dargis, New York Times, "Movie Review: ‘A Bigger Splash’," 3 May 2016 Beatrice (Valeria Bruni Tedeschi) is a grandly delusional, if amusingly resourceful, motormouth ensconced at a progressive mental institution. Gary Goldstein,, "Improbable friends hit the road in delightful Italian film 'Like Crazy'," 11 May 2017

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First Known Use of motormouth

1955, in the meaning defined above

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“Motormouth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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informal : a person who talks too much

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