word of mouth

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Origin of word of mouth

First recorded in 1545–55
Related formsword-of-mouth, adjective
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Related Words for word of mouth

orally, speech, parol

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Contemporary Examples of word of mouth

  • But word-of-mouth and changing times soon made it a classic.

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    The Catch in “Catch-22”

    Morris Dickstein

    September 4, 2011

  • Through databases and word-of-mouth, everyone was fairly aware of who they were working with.

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    Porn’s New HIV Problem

    Richard Abowitz

    September 2, 2011

  • Word-of-mouth should be strong and this movie is likely to have what the industry calls “legs.”

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    Is Star Trek Now Cool?

    Kim Masters

    May 7, 2009

Historical Examples of word of mouth