from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a complete set of teeth. Used of cattle and other livestock.
  • adj. Uttered loudly or noisily.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or issuing from a full mouth; produced by a mouth blowing to its utmost power.
  • Having the mouth full of food.
  • Having a full or strong voice or sound; uttering loud tones.


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  • Looks like it was full-mouthed, with lots of tongue.

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  • Autumn smiled her impossibly perfect, big-toothed, full-mouthed grin.


  • Minnie to her much-prized Cousin Fred; and a loud welcome from the full-mouthed rector.

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  • ‘They are all extraordinarily sweet,’ said Siegmund to the full-mouthed scabious and the awkward, downcast ragwort.

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  • Then mine host sputtering, with a full-mouthed laugh, said to his guest, By

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  • Yet she was a smooth-faced pink-cheeked adolescent, full-mouthed, her lips as red as lipstick but unpainted, not a line or mark on her velvety skin.

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  • Green-eyed, curve-nosed, full-mouthed, framed in coils of mahogany hair, her face wasn't pretty, it was beautiful.


  • Diamond-studded tiara and crystal earrings framed the ruddy hair; but a few freckles across the snub nose redeemed that high-cheeked, full-mouthed, large-eyed face from queenliness.

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  • Then, after a tenta'tive nibble, they gobbled avidly, with full-mouthed sounds of delight.

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  • From the camp below broke the distant clamour of altercation, the full-mouthed curses of excited foreigners building up a structure of more strenuous argument.

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