noun, plural cot·ton·mouths [kot-n-mouths, -mouthz]. /ˈkɒt nˌmaʊθs, -ˌmaʊðz/.
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Example sentences from the Web for cottonmouth
And of course, Rod, being Rod, goes for it a hundred percent; his mouth drops open and he says, ‘What?’The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But news of the classes is spread mainly by word of mouth, and participants bring along their friends and families.Iran’s Becoming a Footloose Nation as Dance Lessons Spread|IranWire|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She has had clients from all over the world, including Ireland and India, who are drawn to her via word of mouth and her website.
Tom Cotton credits Harvard as the place where he “discovered political philosophy as a way of life.”
The “new civility” promoted by Antoine Courtin expected the mouth to be kept shut when smiling.
Aristide washed and powdered Jean himself, the landlord lounging by, pipe in mouth, administering suggestions.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Sol got up, slowly; took a backward step into the yard; filled his lungs, opened his mouth, made his eyes round.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
But such a thing had, nevertheless, come quite glibly out of her mouth, and she knew not why.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Miss Smith immediately rises from the table, puts up her dear little mouth to her papa to be kissed.Physiology of The Opera|John H. Swaby (AKA "Scrici")
The word of the law shall be fulfilled without a lie, and wisdom shall be made plain in the mouth of the faithful.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various