Definitions

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  • adj. Using foul or scurrilous language; slanderous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Using foul or scurrilous language; slanderous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Slanderous; calumnious; foul-mouthed.

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Examples

  • Cheever invariably described his uncle as a "black-mouthed old wreck" or "monkey," since their occasional meetings were not happy.

    'Cheever: A Life'

  • Beneath Mount Copleston a thunderous waterfall poured off the tundra into a deep pool where we landed seven char — silver-sided hens and black-mouthed males with hooked jaws.

    The Great Alaskan Cast and Blast

  • A little way from the church we crossed a road running into San Jorge, and, looking up, saw a high log-barricade, some fifty rods off, with embrasures and black-mouthed cannon frowning down on us.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 27, January, 1860

  • Then Bill started a blaze roaring in the black-mouthed fireplace -- to make it look natural, he said -- and went out to hobble his horses for the night.

    North of Fifty-Three

  • He stopped before a black-mouthed chasm, two or three hundred yards along the smallest subdivision of the cavern, and called for lights and a rope.

    The Ivory Trail

  • Here the Bird swooped downwards and alighted before a black-mouthed cave.

    Edmund Dulac's Fairy-Book Fairy Tales of the Allied Nations

  • He stopped before a black-mouthed chasm, two or three hundred yards along the smallest subdivision of the cavern, and called for lights and

    The Ivory Trail

  • Through the windows of the brick walls peered the black-mouthed guns trained across the water.

    The Southerner A Romance of the Real Lincoln

  • And then a sheet of blinding flame from every black-mouthed gun in line double shotted with grape and canister!

    The Southerner A Romance of the Real Lincoln

  • Up and up he followed the winding of that narrow trail, and came out at last upon a rocky platform before a black-mouthed cave.

    Kings in Exile

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