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widemouthed

[ wahyd-mouthd, -moutht ]
/ ˈwaɪdˌmaʊðd, -ˌmaʊθt /
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adjective
(of a person, object, body of water, etc.) having a mouth that is wide: a widemouthed river.
(of a person) having the mouth opened wide, as in astonishment or horror.
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Origin of widemouthed

First recorded in 1585–95; wide + mouth + -ed3
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How to use widemouthed in a sentence

  • If the "hpurui, water jug" was handled, it would show that handled jugs were called by the same name as widemouthed jars, hpurui.

    Mohave Pottery|Alfred L. Kroeber
  • The crouching giant looked up at him with a widemouthed grin.

    In the Morning of Time|Charles G. D. Roberts
  • Even Lauzanne seemed lifted out of his usual lethargy, and, widemouthed, was pulling Allis out of the saddle.

    Thoroughbreds|W. A. Fraser
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