Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Furnished with a mouth: mainly used in composition, to note some characteristic of mouth or of speech, as in hard-mouthed, foul-mouthed, mealy-mouthed.
- adj. in combination Having some specific type of mouth
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of mouth.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Furnished with a mouth.
- adj. Having a mouth of a particular kind; using the mouth, speech, or voice in a particular way; -- used only in composition
“It was no stunt, either: He used a baton and a score, mouthed the Latin words for the benefit of the singers, and controlled the performance with the unflappable assurance of an old pro.”
“If there is a woman in crisis after she's in crisis to match her up with a family [who was] very closed mouthed, which is very hard to find, and it would be a haven for the batterer plus the battered woman and they would take the woman in and they would learn with the husband and try to behave, I would say, like surrogate parents ...”
“The researchers have also tested a predictive-analysis system, which considers the last word mouthed to help determine the next.”
“Was there "enormous irony" in the fact that Black Power activists "mouthed" these sentiments?”
“Eagle River homeowners killed a black bear that sneaked into a chicken coop and ate the owner's favorite bird on Friday, hours after a different bear "mouthed" the leg of a girl at a neighborhood playground near Elmendorf Air Force Base.”
“Unable to actually speak because of her tracheotomy, her parched lips mouthed her wishes.”
“My fingers expertly flipped over the little orange vials as I mouthed the names.”
“Melanie mouthed a good-bye to me, tipping her head at both of us before she slid through the portal.”
“Then, she mouthed to me, two hundred thousand dollars.”
“My mother swatted my father and mouthed “dildos” accusingly.”
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