[ foot-n-mouth ]
/ ˈfʊt nˈmaʊθ /
(of a statement) inappropriate, insensitive, or imprudent.
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Origin of foot-in-mouth
First recorded in 1965–70; from idiomatic phrase put one's foot in one's mouth
Words nearby foot-in-mouth
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Example sentences from the Web for foot-in-mouth
In the early months of the administration, a Washington Post editorial accused Joe Biden of having “foot-in-mouth disease.”