Definitions

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  • n. The habit or practice of speaking through the teeth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The habit or practice of speaking through the teeth, or with them closed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or practice of speaking through the teeth, or with the teeth closed.

Etymologies

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Latin dens, dentis, tooth + loqui to speak.

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  • and how about ventriloquy?

    August 21, 2008

  • The act or practice of speaking through clenched teeth.

    I love this word.

    October 3, 2007