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[foo l-mouth d, -moutht]
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  1. (of cattle, sheep, etc.) having a complete set of teeth.
  2. noisy; loud.
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Origin of full-mouthed

First recorded in 1570–80
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Related Words for full-mouthed

heavy, lusty, resounding, roaring, ringing, big, vociferous, vehement, rowdy, powerful, strident, raucous, rambunctious, deafening, boisterous, emphatic, strong, intense, thundering, booming

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Historical Examples of full-mouthed

  • Grant barely touched the food, lit a cigarette, sat regarding the full-mouthed Westerner gloomily.

    The Fashionable Adventures of Joshua Craig

    David Graham Phillips

  • Suddenly Csar gave the alarm—not as before, in under growls, but in the "full-mouthed diapason" of a bark audible a mile oft.

  • Ten of Fitz John Porter's guns opened, full-mouthed, on the adventurous battery.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • He must above all be full-mouthed, sharp-tongued, and ready to keep his voice going for hours together.

    The Badger

    Alfred E. Pease

  • "It would be very bad to have no dinner," said Struboff, in full-mouthed meditation.

    The King's Mirror

    Anthony Hope

British Dictionary definitions for full-mouthed


  1. (of livestock) having a full adult set of teeth
  2. uttered loudlya full-mouthed oath
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