tending toward indiscriminate and uninhibited talk.

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Contemporary Examples of loose-lipped

  • Plus, take our poll on McChrystal's future and view our gallery of other loose-lipped public servants.

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    Day of Reckoning

    The Daily Beast

    June 22, 2010

Historical Examples of loose-lipped

  • Belchy's ogle had been of the straightforward, loose-lipped, drooling variety.


    James H Schmitz

  • He noticed one with narrow-slitted eyes and a loose-lipped mouth.

    Martin Eden

    Jack London

  • Captain Lorrimer was as dirty as a greaser; and like a greaser, loose-lipped, unshaven.

  • His string-coloured moustache was brushed up from a loose-lipped mouth, and he showed bad teeth when he smiled.

    Olive in Italy

    Moray Dalton

  • He had a loose-lipped mouth and a not entirely straight nose and pale eyes that were never entirely still.

    A Slave is a Slave

    Henry Beam Piper