openmouthed

adjective
open·​mouthed | \ ˌō-pən-ˈmau̇t͟hd How to pronounce openmouthed (audio) , -ˈmau̇tht How to pronounce openmouthed (audio) \

Definition of openmouthed

2 : having the mouth wide open
3 : struck with amazement or wonder

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Other Words from openmouthed

openmouthedly \ ˌō-​pən-​ˈmau̇-​t͟həd-​lē How to pronounce openmouthedly (audio) , -​thəd-​ How to pronounce openmouthedly (audio) \ adverb
openmouthedness \ ˌō-​pən-​ˈmau̇-​t͟həd-​nəs How to pronounce openmouthedness (audio) , -​thəd-​ \ noun

Examples of openmouthed in a Sentence

I stood there openmouthed, unable to believe what I was seeing. the stunning view from the mountaintop left us openmouthed and at a loss for words

First Known Use of openmouthed

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Openmouthed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/openmouthed. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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openmouthed

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How to pronounce openmouthed (audio) How to pronounce openmouthed (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of openmouthed

: having your mouth open usually because you are shocked or surprised

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