mouthy

[ mou-th ee, -thee ]
/ ˈmaʊ ði, -θi /

adjective, mouth·i·er, mouth·i·est.

garrulous, often in a bombastic manner.

Nearby words

  1. mouthing,
  2. mouthpart,
  3. mouthpiece,
  4. mouthwash,
  5. mouthwatering,
  6. mouton,
  7. mouton enrage,
  8. moutonnée,
  9. movable,
  10. movable feast

Origin of mouthy

First recorded in 1580–90; mouth + -y1

Related formsmouth·i·ly, adverbmouth·i·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for mouthy

mouthy

/ (ˈmaʊðɪ) /

adjective mouthier or mouthiest

bombastic; excessively talkative
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Word Origin and History for mouthy

mouthy

adj.

1580s, from mouth (n.) + -y (2).

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