\ 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 combination a soft-mouthed fish

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The show’s creator/head writer Amy Sherman Palladino, wearing one of her signature massive top hats, accepted the award with a speech befitting of her show’s sharply funny and fabulously foul-mouthed protagonist. Keaton Bell, Vogue, "Inside the 2019 Writer's Guild Awards, Where the Winners Surprised and Delighted," 19 Feb. 2019 The Last Race puts across the filmmaker’s affectionate impressions of the track, through overhead conversations between foul-mouthed old-timers and dreamy shots of beat-up old automobiles roaring across the weary asphalt. Noel Murray, The Verge, "The 10 best documentaries of 2018," 18 Dec. 2018 The new species is a type of carpet shark, which are typically small-mouthed bottom feeders. John Wenz, Popular Mechanics, "A New Shark Species Was Found in the Mud of Sue the T. Rex," 21 Jan. 2019 Death Star’ ice sphere in wide-mouthed rocks glass. Lauren Delgado,, "Taverna Opa’s Death Star Cocktail," 4 May 2018 Prepare for an epic face-off between Ryan Reynolds’s smart-mouthed anti-superhero Deadpool and Josh Brolin’s mysterious, futuristic villain Cable in the new Deadpool movie, according to a new trailer dropped by 20th Century Fox on Wednesday. Time, "Josh Brolin's Cable Brings the Mayhem and a Teddy Bear in the New Deadpool 2 Trailer," 7 Feb. 2018 Inane, mush-mouthed sideline reporters at football games are prime candidates for de-invention. Joe Queenan, WSJ, "My Short List of Things That Need to Be ‘De-Invented’," 9 Nov. 2018 Critics of Knight's cartoon described it as a clear example of a stereotype facing black women, depicting Williams as an irate, hulking, big-mouthed black woman jumping up and down on a broken racket. Fox News, "Newspaper reprints controversial cartoon of Serena Williams," 12 Sep. 2018 Deadpool 2 Release: May 18, 2018 Verdict: Maybe Fresh off his foul-mouthed 2016 film, Deadpool, played by Ryan Reynolds, is back for more gut-and-groin-punching action. Darren Orf, Popular Mechanics, "The 2018 Sci-Fi Film Guide," 28 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of mouthed

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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

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

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