\ ˈmau̇-thē How to pronounce mouthy (audio) , -t͟hē How to pronounce mouthy (audio) \
mouthier; mouthiest

Definition of mouthy

1 : marked by bombast or back talk
2 : excessively talkative : garrulous

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Examples of mouthy in a Sentence

those mouthy motorists who can't seem to stay off their cell phones

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The Gravello Val di Neto, a blend of the local gaglioppo grape and Cabernet Sauvignon, is a gift with its big, mouthy fruit. Frances Mayes, National Geographic, "Discover Italy’s most delicious secret," 11 July 2019 For years, there have been groups of people getting angry that women seem allowed to be mouthier and mouthier. Jennifer Wright, Harper's BAZAAR, "Why Donald Trump Keeps Calling Women "Bloody"," 29 June 2017 What is completely expected from the trailer is more of Deadpool’s mouthy wisecracks, a lot of bloody violence, and meta-commentary on the nature of superhero films. Andrew Liptak, The Verge, "The latest Deadpool 2 trailer introduces X-Force," 22 Mar. 2018 Wood portrays Anne’s transformation from a mouthy 13-year-old to a mature young lady during that two year period naturally and effortlessly. Mitchel Benson, sacbee, "Sacramento Theatre Company’s ‘Diary of Anne Frank’ offers an urgent, enduring message," 4 Oct. 2017 Chelsea Handler, one of the dumbest and mouthiest people on television, chimed in. Conrad Black, National Review, "As the Mockery Dwindles," 6 Sep. 2017 His mouthy Mini-Me, new White House communications chief Anthony Scaramucci added to it with a recent profanity-laden rant against White House adviser Steve Bannon and Priebus in The New Yorker. John Kass,, "Can new White House chief of staff impose discipline where it counts?," 28 July 2017 These usually mouthy Mexican leaders are now quiet as church mice about the latest casualties of open borders. Michelle Malkin, National Review, "Who Owns the Border-Death Truck Tragedy?," 26 July 2017 Never has verbiage, generated by advertising, the entertainment industry and mouthy politicians, been so present and pervasive in everyday life, seeping from smartphones, spewing from flat screens. Holland Cotter, New York Times, "Raymond Pettibon, Wielding an Art Mightier Than the Sword," 9 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of mouthy

1589, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of mouthy was in 1589

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English Language Learners Definition of mouthy

informal : talking too much and often in an unpleasant or rude way

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