Found 4 items, similar to mouth.
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v 1: express in speech; “She talks a lot of nonsense”
depressed patient does not verbalize”
2: articulate silently; form words with the lips only; “She
mouthed a swear word”
3: touch with the mouth
n 1: the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations
emerge; “he stuffed his mouth with candy”
[syn: oral cavity
, oral fissure
, rima oris
2: the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face
and the system of organs surrounding the opening; “she
wiped lipstick from her mouth”
3: an opening that resembles a mouth (as of a cave or a gorge);
“he rode into the mouth of the canyon”
; “they built a fire
at the mouth of the cave”
4: the point where a stream issues into a larger body of water;
“New York is at the mouth of the Hudson”
5: a person conceived as a consumer of food; “he has four
mouths to feed”
6: a spokesperson (as a lawyer) [syn: mouthpiece
7: an impudent or insolent rejoinder; “don't give me any of
, back talk
8: the opening of a jar or bottle; “the jar had a wide mouth”
English → English
(mouth), n.; pl. Mouths
(mou[th]z). [OE. mouth,
mu[thorn], AS. m[=u][eth]; akin to D. mond, OS. m[=u][eth],
G. mund, Icel. mu[eth]r, munnr, Sw. mun, Dan. mund, Goth.
mun[thorn]s, and possibly L. mentum chin; or cf. D. muil
mouth, muzzle, G. maul, OHG. m[=u]la, Icel. m[=u]li, and Skr.
1. The opening through which an animal receives food; the
aperture between the jaws or between the lips; also, the
cavity, containing the tongue and teeth, between the lips
and the pharynx; the buccal cavity.
2. Hence: An opening affording entrance or exit; orifice;
(a) The opening of a vessel by which it is filled or
emptied, charged or discharged; as, the mouth of a jar
or pitcher; the mouth of the lacteal vessels, etc.
(b) The opening or entrance of any cavity, as a cave, pit,
well, or den.
(c) The opening of a piece of ordnance, through which it
(d) The opening through which the waters of a river or any
stream are discharged.
(e) The entrance into a harbor.
3. (Saddlery) The crosspiece of a bridle bit, which enters
the mouth of an animal.
4. A principal speaker; one who utters the common opinion; a
Every coffeehouse has some particular statesman
belonging to it, who is the mouth of the street
where he lives. --Addison.
5. Cry; voice. [Obs.] --Dryden.
6. Speech; language; testimony.
That in the mouth of two or three witnesses every
word may be established. --Matt. xviii.
7. A wry face; a grimace; a mow.
Counterfeit sad looks,
Make mouths upon me when I turn my back. --Shak.
Down at the mouth
or Down in the mouth
, chapfallen; of
dejected countenance; depressed; discouraged. [Obs. or
, one who professes friendship insincerely.
, a small mirror for inspecting the mouth or
, honor given in words, but not felt. --Shak.
(a) Pan's pipes. See Pandean
(b) An harmonicon.
, an organ pipe with a lip or plate to cut the
escaping air and make a sound.
To stop the mouth
, to silence or be silent; to put to
shame; to confound.
To put one's foot in one's mouth
, to say something which
causes one embarrassment.
To run off at the mouth
, to speak excessively.
To talk out of both sides of one's mouth
, to say things
which are contradictory.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
The mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped.
Whose mouths must be stopped. --Titus i. 11.
(mou[th]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mouthed
(mou[th]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Mouthing
1. To take into the mouth; to seize or grind with the mouth
or teeth; to chew; to devour. --Dryden.
2. To utter with a voice affectedly big or swelling; to speak
in a strained or unnaturally sonorous manner; as, mouthing
platitudes. “Mouthing big phrases.”
Mouthing out his hollow oes and aes. --Tennyson.
3. To form or cleanse with the mouth; to lick, as a bear her
cub. --Sir T. Browne.
4. To make mouths at. [R.] --R. Blair.
, v. i.
1. To speak with a full, round, or loud, affected voice; to
vociferate; to rant.
I'll bellow out for Rome, and for my country,
And mouth at C[ae]sar, till I shake the senate.
2. To put mouth to mouth; to kiss. [R.] --Shak.
3. To make grimaces, esp. in ridicule or contempt.
Well I know, when I am gone,
How she mouths behind my back. --Tennyson.