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Meaning of MOUTHFUL

Pronunciation:  'mawth`fûl

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a small amount eaten or drunk; "take a taste--you'll like it"
  2. [n]  the quantity that can be held in the mouth

MOUTHFUL is a 8 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: taste
 See Also: bit, bite, containerful, helping, morsel, portion, serving, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity, sup, swallow



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mouth"ful\, n.; pl. {Mouthfuls}.
1. As much as is usually put into the mouth at one time.

2. Hence, a small quantity.

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