loudmouth

[ loud-mouth ]
/ ˈlaʊdˌmaʊθ /

noun, plural loud·mouths [loud-mouth z, -mouths] /ˈlaʊdˌmaʊðz, -ˌmaʊθs/.

a loudmouthed person.

Origin of loudmouth

First recorded in 1660–70; loud + mouth
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British Dictionary definitions for loudmouth

loudmouth

/ (ˈlaʊdˌmaʊθ) /

noun informal

a person who brags or talks too loudly
a person who is gossipy or tactless
Derived Formsloudmouthed (ˈlaʊdˌmaʊðd, -ˌmaʊθt), adjective
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Word Origin and History for loudmouth

loudmouth


n.

also loud-mouth, "loud or talkative person," 1872, from loud (adj.) + mouth (n.).

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