word-of-mouth

adjective \ ˌwərd-ə(v)-ˈmau̇th \

Definition of word-of-mouth

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

First Known Use of word-of-mouth

1817

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word of mouth

noun phrase

Definition of word of mouth

: oral communication; especially : oral often inadvertent publicity

First Known Use of word of mouth

15th century

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