Related formsun·mouthed, adjective
Definition for mouthed (2 of 2)
noun, plural mouths [mouthz] /maʊðz/.
- the opening through which an animal or human takes in food.
- the cavity containing the structures used in mastication.
- the structures enclosing or being within this cavity, considered as a whole.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- to talk back; sass: He mouthed off to his mother.
- to express one's opinions, objections, or the like in a forceful or uninhibited manner, especially in public.
Origin of mouth
Related formsmouth·er, nounmouth·less, adjectiveout·mouth, verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for mouthed
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
“Kerry,” mouthed the photographer, as a line of security guards formed a pathway under the smaller entryway.
At one point he turned to his lawyer at the defense table and mouthed the words “This is crazy ...”Edwards Staffer Andrew Young Offers Shocking Testimony About His Boss|Diane Dimond|April 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When the couple were finally face to face, William mouthed, "You look beautiful," and a billion hearts melted around the globe.
The audience of hipster Hollywood, hoodies at full mast, mouthed the words along.
I mouthed the words parrotlike, and he nodded comprehendingly.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
She mouthed the word and emphasized it with an expressive nod.Liza of Lambeth|W. Somerset Maugham
His voice sank again, and for a time he mumbled and mouthed his words so that Bryce missed most of what he said.The Lost Valley|J. M. Walsh
His lips lipped and mouthed fleshless lips of air: mouth to her moomb.Ulysses|James Joyce
Acasto, Monimia, Chamont mouthed their various parts, and did exactly what was expected from them.Madame Flirt|Charles E. Pearce
British Dictionary definitions for mouthed
noun (maʊθ) plural mouths (maʊðz)
- to represent, often inaccurately, what someone has said
- to tell someone what to say
Derived Formsmouther (ˈmaʊðə), noun
Word Origin for mouth
Medicine definitions for mouthed
n. pl. mouths (mouðz)
Idioms and Phrases with mouthed
In addition to the idiom beginning with mouth
- mouth off
- bad mouth
- big mouth
- butter wouldn't melt in one's mouth
- down in the dumps (mouth)
- foam at the mouth
- foot in one's mouth
- from the horse's mouth
- hand to mouth
- have one's heart in one's mouth
- keep one's mouth shut
- laugh out of the other side of one's mouth
- leave a bad taste in one's mouth
- look a gift horse in the mouth
- make one's mouth water
- melt in one's mouth
- not open one's mouth
- out of the mouths of babes
- put one's money where one's mouth is
- put words in someone's mouth
- run off at the mouth
- shoot off one's mouth
- take the bit in one's mouth
- take the bread out of someone's mouth
- take the words out of someone's mouth
- word of mouth