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noun, plural loud·mouths [loud-mouth z, -mouths] /ˈlaʊdˌmaʊðz, -ˌmaʊθs/.
  1. a loudmouthed person.
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Origin of loudmouth

First recorded in 1660–70; loud + mouth
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Related Words for loudmouth

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British Dictionary definitions for loudmouth


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


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

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