mouthed

adjective
\ ˈmau̇t͟hd How to pronounce mouthed (audio) , ˈmau̇tht How to pronounce mouthed (audio) \

Definition of mouthed

: having a mouth especially of a specified kind often used in combinationa soft-mouthed fish

Examples of mouthed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Blagojevich became the brunt of jokes for foul-mouthed rants on wiretaps released after his Dec. 9, 2008, arrest while still governor. Michael Tarm, Time, "Trump Commutes Ex-Governor Rod Blagojevich's Corruption Sentence in Midst of Clemency Blitz," 18 Feb. 2020 Outside of work, Coffee's navigating a new romance with Vanessa (Taraji P. Henson), whose foul-mouthed 12-year-old son, Kareem (Terrence Little Gardenhigh), hates the idea of his mom dating anyone new—let alone a white guy and a cop. Isaac Feldberg, Fortune, "What to stream (and skip) at home this weekend," 3 Apr. 2020 Julia Louis-Dreyfus’s performance as the foul-mouthed, opportunistic Vice President Selina Meyer is one of the most powerful pieces of comic TV acting of the last decade: at once vulnerable, angry and sardonic. Noel Murray, New York Times, "Need a Laugh? Need a Lot? Stream These 15 Binge-Worthy Sitcoms," 19 Mar. 2020 Kentuckiana viewers may recognize a familiar, foul-mouthed personality on Netflix's latest hit show. Tessa Duvall, The Courier-Journal, "Netflix's 'Tiger King' series features Indiana's Wildlife in Need founder Tim Stark," 25 Mar. 2020 In world politics, there are fewer leaders as outspoken and foul-mouthed as Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte. Greg Norman | Fox News, Fox News, "Rodrigo Duterte: 5 shocking quotes from the Philippines president," 21 Feb. 2020 Every able-mouthed person, with few exceptions, knows how to talk. Julie Muncy, Wired, "Speaking Simulator Feels Different When You Have a Stutter," 5 Feb. 2020 Others—specifically, those who approach the whole month of December with a certain kind of panicky dread and unending cynicism—are probably watching National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, the foul-mouthed 1989 classic. Kaitlin Menza, House Beautiful, "This Clark Griswold Inflatable Gives You the Funniest House on the Block," 12 Nov. 2019 The plot is centered around the foul-mouthed Georgie, who has been disowned by her wealthy mother while her classy twin sister remains in her good graces. Ale Russian, PEOPLE.com, "Seeing Double! Anna Faris to Star as Twins in New Movie with Boyfriend Michael Barrett Producing," 1 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of mouthed

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Mouthed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mouthed. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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mouthed

adjective
\ ˈmau̇t͟hd How to pronounce mouthed (audio) , ˈmau̇tht \

Kids Definition of mouthed

: having a mouth especially of a specified kind a large-mouthed jar

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