Examples of mouthful in a Sentence
It was a delicious meal. We enjoyed every mouthful.
His last name is a real mouthful.
Recent Examples of mouthful from the Web
Every mouthful should feel luscious, full, and most importantly, balanced—with equal parts smoke, sweet, and bitter, and with no flavor dominating another.
And under guidelines issued this month by China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce, that’s a bit too much of a mouthful.
Don't miss the Asian Style Arancini Siciliana, a mouthful to describe deep-fried risotto balls with pickled ginger in the filling, and a gentle wasabi mayo on the side.
In the case of safety Collin Jones, that led to a mouthful of turf.
To gather enough krill for its massive size, the humpback whale lunges forward while opening its mouth to gather a giant mouthful of seawater.
For this roasted salmon recipe, finely chopping the walnuts, preserved lemon, and golden raisins gets them into every mouthful.
One visitor that doesn’t require much searching through your lawnscape to see is called manyflower marsh pennywort, a mouthful of a common name for Hydrocotyle umbellata (hydro-coat-a-lee).
Shovel them in by the mouthful or use them in your favorite recipes.
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First Known Use of mouthful
Synonymsbite, morsel, nibble, nugget, taste, tidbit (also titbit)
Related Wordscollop, medallion, noisette; nosh, snack; appetizer, canapé, hors d'oeuvre; bit, chew, crumb, dab, dribble, driblet, fleck, hint, mote, nubbin, particle, pinch, scrap, scruple, shred, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), snip, snippet, speck, spot, sprinkling, suspicion, tittle, touch, trace; dash, drop; lap, lick; gulp, swallow, swig
MOUTHFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mouthful for English Language Learners
: as much as a mouth will hold
: a word, name, or phrase that is very long or difficult to say
: something said that has a lot of meaning or importance
MOUTHFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of mouthful for Students
- a mouthful of water
- Dr. Ziemer was chewing a mouthful of his sandwich …
- —Oliver Butterworth, The Enormous Egg
- Take another mouthful.
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