noun, plural mouth·fuls.
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When that time comes, each mouthful proves worth the anticipation — lusciously creamy and fresh, with a delicate hint of vanilla and lemon zest.This one-bowl cheesecake is light as a cloud, but still rich and creamy|Ellie Krieger|March 25, 2021|Washington Post
He took a final mouthful of orange soda and glanced back at his girlfriend, Hutchins.Money, Murder, and Adoption: The Wild Trial of the Polo King|Jacqui Goddard|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was 4:30 in the morning, I had a mouthful of blood and raw chicken and it just—you get yourself into a very strange place.‘The Walking Dead’ Star Andrew Lincoln on the Terminus Cannibals Theory & Season Finale|Melissa Leon|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Swedish plane has got a mouthful of a name: the JAS 39E Gripen.The Planet’s Best Stealth Fighter Isn’t Made in America|Bill Sweetman|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was a mouthful of a lesson, but after learning it once, you never had to memorize it again.China’s Schools Teaches Kids to Take Tests, Obey the State, and Not Much More|Junheng Li|November 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Food in Calabria was pride, self-sufficiency and community all mixed together in one mouthful.A Young Chef Travels to Calabria, Italy, and Learns the Old Ways of Cooking|Curtis Stone|November 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Haggard was in a state of suppressed excitement, and he couldn't eat a mouthful.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
He saw a large sheath-knife, and secured that in his own belt; then he took a mouthful of wine, and went to his post.The Chequers|James Runciman
Here was porridge enough to last a small boy a lifetime, and he could not stop to taste one mouthful!Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children|Mabel Powers
With the disappearance of the last mouthful on her plate, Tilly drew a long breath.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
Young Joe tried to smile, with a slice of chicken in one hand and a spoonful of preserves in the other, and a mouthful of both.The Rival Campers|Ruel Perley Smith
British Dictionary definitions for mouthful
noun plural -fuls
Idioms and Phrases with mouthful
see say a mouthful.