mouthed

adjective
\ˈmau̇t͟hd, ˈmau̇tht \

Definition of mouthed 

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

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The Swedes watched the ball go in with open-mouthed disbelief. Tim Booth, chicagotribune.com, "Toni Kroos' creative goal helps Germany survive scare from Sweden," 23 June 2018 Pert and pretty and smart-mouthed, Hanna is intriguing and a little dangerous — the splash of vinegar that counters the sugar. Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times, "Review: Suicidal Man Seeks Mystery Woman for ‘Entanglement’," 8 Feb. 2018 Lil' Penny — a puppet voiced by comedian Chris Rock — was the loud-mouthed alter ego of then-Magic star Anfernee Hardaway in numerous Nike commercials during the 1990s. Chuck Schilken, latimes.com, "Orlando Magic hope Lil' Penny will change their NBA draft lottery fortunes," 15 May 2018 And then there’s this red carpet reporter, whose adoration of the smart-mouthed anti-superhero goes way, way back. Raisa Bruner, Time, "Ryan Reynolds Was So Smitten With This Red Carpet Interviewer He 'Proposed' Marriage," 17 May 2018 Tanden, a powerful political operator, featured prominently in the leaked Podesta emails during the 2016 campaign, as her foul-mouthed messages were made public. Brooke Singman, Fox News, "Liberal think tank run by Clinton ally Tanden hit for response to sexual harassment," 24 Apr. 2018 But Ryan Reynolds' salty-mouthed superhero did not make the cut in even the minor technical categories. Emma Dibdin, Harper's BAZAAR, "13 Snubs, Surprises, and New Records Set By The 2017 Oscar Nominations," 24 Jan. 2017 Issued a mealy-mouthed statement about insufficient metrics to assess its effectiveness. Mark Zeigler, sandiegouniontribune.com, "What's changed since U.S. failed to qualify for 2018 World Cup? Sadly, nothing," 11 June 2018 Lej's mystical oracle, the Spirit Tree, has turned into a potty-mouthed perv, and the squad must jam a stick in its hole to stave off intergalactic ruin. Justin Hayford, Chicago Reader, "Adventures of Spirit Force Five," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of mouthed

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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mouthed

adjective
\ˈmau̇t͟hd, ˈmau̇tht\

Kids Definition of mouthed

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

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