- a freshwater sunfish, Lepomis gulosus, of the eastern U.S., having a patch of small teeth on its tongue.
Origin of warmouth
An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; origin uncertain
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Warmouth said of himself, I dont pretend to be honest, but only as honest as anybody in politics.Dixie After the War
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In angling for the warmouth, the same rods and tackle mentioned under the head of rock-bass are well suited.
The same remarks as to angling mentioned under the head of warmouth perch will apply to this fish as well.