First Known Use of poor-mouth
Synonymsbad-mouth, belittle, cry down, denigrate, deprecate, depreciate, derogate, diminish, dis (also diss) [slang], discount, dismiss, disparage, kiss off, minimize, play down, poor-mouth, put down, run down, talk down, trash, trash-talk, vilipend, write off
Antonymsacclaim, applaud, exalt, extol (also extoll), glorify, laud, magnify, praise
Related Wordsdiscommend; abuse, scold; disapprove (of), dislike; censure, condemn, criticize, denounce, reprehend, reprobate; asperse, defame, malign, rip, slander, slur, traduce, vilify; discredit, disgrace
Near Antonymsapprove, countenance, endorse (also indorse), favor, recommend, sanction; commend, compliment, eulogize
Definition of poor mouth
Recent Examples of poor mouth from the Web
But no matter how much he poor mouths his team off the field, the Saints are countering his efforts with their dominant play on it.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'poor mouth.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of poor mouth
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up poor-mouth? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).