\ 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

Examples of mouthed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the gallery’s rear showroom, a coronavirus punchbowl is surrounded by 13 goblets emblazoned with human faces with open-mouthed expressions of fear and amazement. Steven Litt, cleveland, 15 May 2022 If the flaneur is an active idler, the badaud is a stationary, passive one, ready to stare open-mouthed at any phenomenon that offers novelty or puzzlement. Julian Barnes, The New York Review of Books, 27 Apr. 2022 Kyrgios’s often-confrontational approach and foul-mouthed dialogues (and monologues) run counter to the codes that are typically embraced at the All England Club, whose crowd trends older, particularly on Centre Court. New York Times, 8 July 2022 In Season 1, Jamie was introduced as a loud-mouthed egoist with an affinity for flamboyant clothing, often acting as an antagonist for Brett Goldstein’s often angry, introverted Roy Kent. Sam Wright, Los Angeles Times, 31 May 2022 In that role, Simpson distinguished himself as a foul-mouthed, intemperate, obnoxious purveyor of misinformation about Social Security. Los Angeles Times, 5 July 2022 At the end of his tether and almost constantly raging against the impossibility of living with his infuriating, foul-mouthed father, Michael hires Lillian (wonderfully unflappable Henry), a hospice nurse from St. Vincent and the Grenadines. David Benedict, Variety, 26 June 2022 Kaley Cuoco voices the foul-mouthed Gotham City bad girl in a cartoon comedy that’s definitely not for youngsters. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, 7 June 2022 It’s a carnival in movie form: a grand, restless, swirling contraption that’s as grotesque as any bloody-mouthed geek and as uncomfortably poignant as a sad clown. K. Austin Collins, Rolling Stone, 24 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of mouthed

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Mouthed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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\ 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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