blabbermouth

[blab-er-mouth]

noun, plural blab·ber·mouths [blab-er-mouthz, -mouths] /ˈblæb ərˌmaʊðz, -ˌmaʊθs/.

a person who talks too much, especially indiscreetly.

Nearby words

  1. bl,
  2. bl lac object,
  3. bl.,
  4. blab,
  5. blabber,
  6. black,
  7. black acacia,
  8. black alder,
  9. black and blue,
  10. black and tan

Origin of blabbermouth

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40; blabber + mouth

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British Dictionary definitions for blabbermouth

blabbermouth

noun

informal a person who talks too much or indiscreetly
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Word Origin and History for blabbermouth

blabbermouth

n.

1931, from blabber + mouth (n.).

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