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Meaning of MOUTHPIECE

Pronunciation:  'mawthpees

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the aperture of a wind instrument into which the player blows directly
  2. [n]  the tube of a pipe or cigarette holder that a smoker holds in the mouth
  3. [n]  an acoustic device; the part of a telephone into which a person speaks
  4. [n]  (especially boxing) equipment that protects an athlete's mouth
  5. [n]  a part that goes over or into the mouth of a person; "the mouthpiece of a respirator"
  6. [n]  (informal) a spokesperson (as a lawyer)
 

MOUTHPIECE is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: embouchure, gumshield, mouth
 
 See Also: acoustic device, aperture, cigarette holder, inhalator, interpreter, phone, pipe, representative, respirator, spokesperson, sporting goods, sports equipment, telephone, telephone set, tobacco pipe, tube, tubing, voice, wind, wind instrument

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mouth"piece`\, n.
1. The part of a musical or other instrument to which the
   mouth is applied in using it; as, the mouthpiece of a
   bugle, or of a tobacco pipe.

2. An appendage to an inlet or outlet opening of a pipe or
   vessel, to direct or facilitate the inflow or outflow of a
   fluid.

3. One who delivers the opinion of others or of another; a
   spokesman; as, the mouthpiece of his party.



   Egmont was imprudent enough to make himself the mouthpiece
   of their remonstrance.                      --Motley.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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