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OTHER WORDS FROM mealy-mouthedmeal·y-mouth·ed·ly [mee-lee-mou-thid-lee, -thid-, -moutht-, -mouthd-], /ˈmi liˌmaʊ θɪd li, -ðɪd-, -ˌmaʊθt-, -ˌmaʊðd-/, adverbmeal·y-mouth·ed·ness, noun
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Malcolm Tucker, a foul-mouthed political advisor, was the role that turned Capaldi into a household name in Britain.Doctor Who: It’s Time For a Black, Asian, or Woman Doctor|Nico Hines|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Foul-mouthed chauvinist who flirted with chicks in a hot tub or celebrity-friendly sociopolitical satirist?Canada’s Subversive Sock Puppet: Ed the Sock Isn’t Afraid to Say Anything|Soraya Roberts|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Playing the foul-mouthed bad character will become as predictable and counter-intuitive as a playing a thousand Joeys.How Can Katie Holmes Escape Tom Cruise—and ‘Dawson’s Creek’?|Tim Teeman|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, these “potty-mouthed princesses” curse like proverbial sailors to prove a point.Marcel the Shell Returns, Potty-Mouthed Princesses, and More Viral Videos|Alex Chancey|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And I just saw him as I was leaving and gave him the thumbs-up and he mouthed, “Thank you,” and that was it.Kevin Smith's Marijuanaissance: On 'Tusk,' 'Falling Out' with Ben Affleck, and 20 Years of 'Clerks'|Marlow Stern|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The musician assumed a position of open-mouthed wonder, gazing steadily at the visitor.The Fifth String |John Philip Sousa
"But I must see her," Eloise said, alighting first and brushing past him, while he stood open-mouthed with surprise.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
Riggleton looked at him with open-mouthed wonder, evidently staggered that Faversham was taking the matter so calmly.The Everlasting Arms|Joseph Hocking
The sight did wonders to clear his head; he stood open-mouthed, with his heart beating.
“Your husband will not let you; he would not like it,” I said in my haste, while Mrs. Dyke sat in open-mouthed amazement.Johnny Ludlow, Fourth Series|Mrs. Henry Wood