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Meaning of MOUTHFUL

Pronunciation:  'mawth`fûl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
\Mouth"ful\, n.; pl. {Mouthfuls}.
1. As much as is usually put into the mouth at one time.

2. Hence, a small quantity.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bellyful, bit, bite, bolus, bumper, capacity, champ, charge, chaw, chew, chomp, chunk, complement, cram, crush, cud, fill, full house, full measure, gnash, gob, hard words, high-sounding words, hunk, jam up, jawbreaker, jawtwister, lading, lexiphanicism, load, long word, lump, morsel, munch, nibble, nip, pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, polysyllabism, quid, sesquipedalian word, sesquipedalianism, sesquipedality, skinful, snap, snootful, spoonful, swallow, technical jargon, two-dollar word
 

 

 

 

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