noun, plural mouth·fuls.
Origin of mouthful
Examples from the Web for mouthful
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
But also somebody who could handle a mouthful of exposition and make the words understandable and compelling.Homeland’s Tracy Letts, Writer of ‘August: Osage County,’ Says Oscar Mania Is Frustrating|Jason Lynch|November 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Just a mouthful of bread, and even that I do not get a chance to eat!The Memoirs of Victor Hugo|Victor Hugo
Thus she was conducted almost without a mouthful of food to the frontier of France.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times|Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
He was at least sixteen feet in length, and would have made but a mouthful of poor me.Perseverance Island|Douglas Frazar
But our big double-ended thirty-footer was more of a mouthful.Down the Columbia|Lewis R. Freeman
We waited an hour, and gave him a mouthful of water and a handful of hay from his own pack-saddle.From Pole to Pole|Sven Anders Hedin
noun plural -fuls
see say a mouthful.