openmouthed

adjective open·mouthed \ ˌō-pən-ˈmau̇t͟hd , -ˈmau̇tht \

Definition of openmouthed

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

openmouthedly

play \ˌō-pən-ˈmau̇-t͟həd-lē, -thəd-\ adverb

openmouthedness

play \ˌō-pən-ˈmau̇-t͟həd-nəs, -thəd-\ noun

Examples of openmouthed in a Sentence

  1. I stood there openmouthed, unable to believe what I was seeing.

  2. the stunning view from the mountaintop left us openmouthed and at a loss for words

First Known Use of openmouthed

15th century


OPENMOUTHED Defined for English Language Learners

openmouthed

adjective

Definition of openmouthed for English Language Learners

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


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