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1 the opening through which food passes into the body of an animal
  • the baby chicks opened their mouths very wide and chirped piteously when their mother came back with worms

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2 a twisting of the facial features in disgust or disapproval
  • the boy usually makes a mouth when he gets an injection

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4 a person who speaks for another or for a group
  • the press secretary is the official mouth of the administration

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Synonyms & Antonyms of mouth (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to distort one's face
  • when her mother told her to mind, the little girl mouthed insolently and rolled her eyes

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2 to speak softly and unclearly
  • the prompter mouthed the forgotten words under his breath

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The first known use of mouth was before the 12th century

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mouth (down)

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“Mouth.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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