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Meaning of MOUTH

Pronunciation:  [n]mawth, [v]mawdh, 'mawth

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the opening of a jar or bottle; "the jar had a wide mouth"
  2. [n]  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. [n]  the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge; "he stuffed his mouth with candy"
  4. [n]  an impudent or insolent rejoinder; "don't give me any of your sass"
  5. [n]  the point where a stream issues into a larger body of water; "New York is at the mouth of the Hudson"
  6. [n]  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"
  7. [n]  a person conceived as a consumer of food; "he has four mouths to feed"
  8. [n]  (informal) a spokesperson (as a lawyer)
  9. [v]  express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
  10. [v]  articulate silently; form words with the lips only; "She mouthed a swear word"
  11. [v]  touch with the mouth
 

MOUTH is a 5 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: back talk, backtalk, lip, mouthpiece, sass, sassing, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize
 
 See Also: affect, arteria lingualis, babble, bark, bay, beak, begin, bill, blab, blabber, blubber, blubber out, blunder out, blurt, blurt out, bottle, buccal cavity, bumble, cackle, cakehole, chant, chatter, cheek, clack, clapper, comeback, communicate, counter, cytostome, deliver, dentition, dissemble, drone, drone on, eater, ejaculate, enthuse, face, falter, feeder, feign, formation, gabble, gap, generalise, generalize, geological formation, geology, gibber, gingiva, glossa, gob, gulp, gum, hiss, hole, human face, impertinence, impudence, inflect, intercommunicate, interpreter, intone, jabber, jar, jaw, lingua, lingual artery, lingual vein, lip, lip off, lip-sync, lip-synch, maunder, maw, modulate, mouth, mouth off, mumble, murmur, mussitate, mutter, neb, nib, open up, opening, opening, opening, oral cavity, oral fissure, orifice, palate, palaver, pecker, phonate, piffle, porta, prate, prattle, present, pretend, rabbit on, rant, rasp, rattle on, rave, read, rejoinder, replication, representative, retort, return, rima, rima oris, riposte, roof of the mouth, salivary gland, sham, shoot one's mouth off, shout, sibilate, sing, siss, sizz, slur, snap, snarl, snivel, speak in tongues, speak up, spokesperson, spout, stammer, stutter, swallow, talk about, talk of, tattle, teeth, tittle-tattle, tongue, touch, trap, troll, twaddle, vena lingualis, vocalise, vocalize, voice, whiff, whine, whisper, yack, yack away, yap, yap away

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Mouth\ (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.
    mukha mouth.]
    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;
       aperture; as:
       (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
           is discharged.
       (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
       mouthpiece.
    
             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.
                                                   16.
    
    7. A wry face; a grimace; a mow.
    
             Counterfeit sad looks, Make mouths upon me when I
             turn my back.                         --Shak.
    
    {Down in the mouth}, chapfallen; of dejected countenance;
       depressed; discouraged. [Obs. or Colloq.]
    
    {Mouth friend}, one who professes friendship insincerely.
       --Shak.
    
    {Mouth glass}, a small mirror for inspecting the mouth or
       teeth.
    
    {Mouth honor}, honor given in words, but not felt. --Shak.
    
    {Mouth organ}. (Mus.)
       (a) Pan's pipes. See {Pandean}.
       (b) An harmonicon.
    
    {Mouth pipe}, 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.
    
             The mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped.
                                                   --Ps. lxiii.
                                                   11.
    
             Whose mouths must be stopped.         --Titus i. 11.
    
    
    
    
  2. \Mouth\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mouthed}; 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. ``Mouthing
       big phrases.'' --Hare.
    
             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.
    
    
  3. \Mouth\, 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.
                                                   --Addison.
    
    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.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a mouth in your dream means your need to express yourself or talk about an issue that's bothering you. On the other hand, perhaps you have said too much and you need to keep your mouth shut.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A term referring to the end of a river, or the point at which one river discharges into another body of water (either a river, lake or ocean).
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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