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[loud-mouth] /ˈlaʊdˌmaʊθ/
noun, plural loudmouths
[loud-mouth z, -mouths] /ˈlaʊdˌmaʊðz, -ˌmaʊθs/ (Show IPA)
a loudmouthed person.
Origin of loudmouth
First recorded in 1660-70; loud + mouth Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Historical Examples
  • The others broke apart; they had been beaten by the strategy of the loud mouth.

    John Ermine of the Yellowstone Frederic Remington
  • That my manhood has been spat upon by this warrior who does his fighting with his loud mouth.

    Black Man's Burden Dallas McCord Reynolds
British Dictionary definitions for loud mouth


noun (informal)
a person who brags or talks too loudly
a person who is gossipy or tactless
Derived Forms
loudmouthed (ˈlaʊdˌmaʊðd; -ˌmaʊθt) adjective
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Word Origin and History for loud mouth



also loud-mouth, "loud or talkative person," 1872, from loud (adj.) + mouth (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for loud mouth



A loud and constant talker, esp a braggart and self-appointed authority; windbag: Maybe poking Loud Mouth in the kisseroo would solve everything (1934+)


: Don't you loudmouth me!

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with loud mouth

loud mouth

see: big mouth
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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