word-of-mouth

adjective
\ ˌwərd-ə(v)-ˈmau̇th How to pronounce word-of-mouth (audio) \

Definition of word-of-mouth

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: orally communicated also : generated from or reliant on oral publicity word-of-mouth customers a word-of-mouth business

word of mouth

noun phrase

Definition of word of mouth (Entry 2 of 2)

: oral communication especially : oral often inadvertent publicity

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Synonyms: Adjective

Antonyms: Adjective

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First Known Use of word-of-mouth

Adjective

1817, in the meaning defined above

Noun phrase

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Word-of-mouth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/word-of-mouth. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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