mouthpiece

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noun mouth·piece \-ˌpēs\

Definition of mouthpiece

  1. 1 :  something placed at or forming a mouth

  2. 2 :  a part (as of an instrument) that goes in the mouth or to which the mouth is applied

  3. 3a :  one that expresses or interprets another's views :  spokesmanb slang :  a criminal lawyer

Examples of mouthpiece in a sentence

  1. the mouthpiece of a trumpet

  2. He's been acting as a mouthpiece for the government on questions of foreign policy.

  3. The company has hired an attorney as a mouthpiece to answer its critics.

1673

First Known Use of mouthpiece

1673


MOUTHPIECE Defined for English Language Learners

mouthpiece

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noun mouth·piece \-ˌpēs\

Definition of mouthpiece for English Language Learners

  • : a part of something that is placed between or near your lips

  • : someone who speaks for another person or for a group or organization


MOUTHPIECE Defined for Kids

mouthpiece

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noun mouth·piece \ˈmau̇th-ˌpēs\

Definition of mouthpiece for Students

  1. :  the part put to, between, or near the lips the mouthpiece of a trumpet the mouthpiece of a telephone



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