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mouth
the human mouth and its contiguous structures
A. hard palate
B. lips
C. teeth
D. salivary glands
E. trachea
F. esophagus
G. soft palate
H. tongue

mouth

 (mouth)
n. pl. mouths (mouthz)
1.
a. The body opening through which an animal takes in food.
b. The cavity lying at the upper end of the digestive tract, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in humans and certain other vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth.
c. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech.
d. The opening to any cavity or canal in an organ or a bodily part.
2.
a. The part of the lips visible on the human face.
b. A pout, grimace, or similar expression: made a mouth when the teacher turned away.
3.
a. A person viewed as a consumer of food: has three mouths to feed at home.
b. A spokesperson; a mouthpiece: acts as the mouth of the organization.
4.
a. Utterance; voice: gave mouth to her doubts.
b. A tendency to talk excessively or unwisely: is known mainly for his mouth.
c. Impudent or vulgar talk: Watch your mouth.
5. An opening, especially:
a. The part of a stream or river that empties into a larger body of water.
b. The entrance to a harbor, canyon, valley, or cave.
c. The opening through which a container is filled or emptied.
d. The muzzle of a gun.
e. The opening between the jaws of a vise or other holding or gripping tool.
f. An opening in the pipe of an organ.
g. The opening in the mouthpiece of a flute across which the player blows.
v. (mouth) mouthed, mouth·ing, mouths
v.tr.
1. To speak or pronounce, especially:
a. To declare in a pompous manner; declaim: mouthing his opinions of the candidates.
b. To utter without conviction or understanding: mouthing empty compliments.
c. To form soundlessly: I mouthed the words as the others sang.
2. To take in or touch with the mouth: Small children tend to mouth their toys.
v.intr.
1. To orate affectedly; declaim.
2. To grimace.
Phrasal Verb:
mouth off Slang
1. To express one's opinions or complaints in a loud, indiscreet manner.
2. To speak impudently; talk back.
Idiom:
down in/at the mouth
Discouraged; sad; dejected.

[Middle English, from Old English mūth; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

mouth

n, pl mouths (maʊðz)
1. (Anatomy) the opening through which many animals take in food and issue vocal sounds
2. (Anatomy) the system of organs surrounding this opening, including the lips, tongue, teeth, etc
3. (Anatomy) the visible part of the lips on the face.
4. (Cookery) a person regarded as a consumer of food: four mouths to feed.
5. verbal expression (esp in the phrase give mouth to)
6. (Linguistics) a particular manner of speaking: a foul mouth.
7. informal boastful, rude, or excessive talk: he is all mouth.
8. (Physical Geography) the point where a river issues into a sea or lake
9. (Ceramics) the opening of a container, such as a jar
10. (Physical Geography) the opening of or place leading into a cave, tunnel, volcano, etc
11. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) that part of the inner lip of a horse on which the bit acts, esp when specified as to sensitivity: a hard mouth.
12. (Instruments) music the narrow slit in an organ pipe
13. (Mechanical Engineering) the opening between the jaws of a vice or other gripping device
14. a pout; grimace
15. (Linguistics) by word of mouth orally rather than by written means
16. down in the mouth down at the mouth in low spirits
17. have a big mouth open one's big mouth informal to speak indiscreetly, loudly, or excessively
18. keep one's mouth shut to keep a secret
19. put one's money where one's mouth is to take appropriate action to support what one has said
20. put words into someone's mouth
a. to represent, often inaccurately, what someone has said
b. to tell someone what to say
21. run off at the mouth informal to talk incessantly, esp about unimportant matters
vb
22. to speak or say (something) insincerely, esp in public
23. (tr) to form (words) with movements of the lips but without speaking
24. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (tr) to accustom (a horse) to wearing a bit
25. (Physiology) (tr) to take (something) into the mouth or to move (something) around inside the mouth
26. (usually foll by: at) to make a grimace
[Old English mūth; compare Old Norse muthr, Gothic munths, Dutch mond]
mouther n

mouth

(n. maʊθ; v. maʊð)

n., pl. mouths (moutz)
1. the opening through which an animal takes in food.
2. a person or animal dependent on someone for sustenance: another mouth to feed.
3. the oral opening or cavity considered as the source of vocal utterance.
4. utterance or expression: to give mouth to one's thoughts.
5. talk, esp. loud, empty, or boastful talk.
6. disrespectful talk or language.
7. a grimace made with the lips.
8. an opening leading out of or into any cavity or hollow place or thing.
9. the outfall at the lower end of a river or stream, where flowing water is discharged, as into a larger body of water.
10. the opening between the jaws of a vise or the like.
11. the lateral hole of an organ pipe.
12. the lateral blowhole of a flute.
v.t.
13. to utter in a sonorous or pompous manner, or with excessive mouth movements.
14. to form (a word, sound, etc.) silently or indistinctly in one's mouth.
15. to put or take into the mouth, as food.
16. to press, rub, or chew at with the mouth or lips.
v.i.
17. to speak sonorously and oratorically, or with excessive mouth movement.
18. to grimace with the lips.
19. mouth off, Slang.
a. to talk back; sass.
b. to express one's opinions in a forceful or uninhibited manner.
Idioms:
down in or at the mouth, dejected.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English mūth; c. Old Frisian, Old Saxon mūth, mund, Old High German munt, Old Norse munnr, mūthr, Gothic munths]
mouth′er, n.

Mouth

 

See Also: CHIN; CHEEK; MOUTH, OPEN/SHUT

  1. Bare his teeth like a yawning tiger —Miles Gibson
  2. Cruel red mouth like a venomous flower —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  3. He had his mouth all prissed up when he talked, like a man acting in a play —Iris Murdoch
  4. Her mouth glistened like a wound —Jerry Bumpus
  5. Her mouth hung loose like a bright ribbon —R. V. Cassill
  6. Her mouth is wide and red as strawberry pie —Rex Reed

    The mouth thus described belongs to actress Carol Channing.

  7. Her mouth was as little suited for smiling as a frying-pan for musical purposes —Anatole France

    See Also: FACIAL EXPRESSION, SERIOUS

  8. Her peevish mouth looked like a slit cut by a knife —Stefan Zweig
  9. His mouth ran like a thin dark crease between them [chin and nose] —Jonathan Valin
  10. His mouth turned down like he could see death —Richard Ford
  11. His open mouth was like a dark hole in his beard —Ross Macdonald
  12. A loose mouth … slack with usage, like rubber bands —William Faulkner
  13. The mouth and ear are like a bow and a fiddle; when the ear is shut, the mouth is mute —Hayyim Nahman Bialik
  14. Mouth as sweet as a ripe fig —Edith Wharton
  15. Mouth broad as an airstrip —Loren D. Estleman
  16. Mouth … framed in iron-gray fluffy hair, that looked like a chin-strap of cotton wool sprinkled with coal-dust —Joseph Conrad
  17. Mouth … clamped like a spring and right as the mouth of a witch —Borden Deal
  18. (A big, pink) mouth, curled down at one corner as if he habitually smoked a pipe —Lael Tucker Wertenbaker
  19. A mouth drawn in like a miser’s purse —Emile Zola
  20. Mouth … flabby like a toad’s —Christopher Isherwood
  21. Mouth … like a large wet keyhole —Roald Dahl
  22. Mouth like a fireplace —Ogden Nash
  23. Mouth … like a fold of skin over a skull, without the life —Paul Horgan
  24. A mouth like an air-raid trench —Jane Wagner
  25. Mouth like an arrowhead wound —Jean Cocteau about Colette
  26. Mouth … like a scarlet wound —W. Somerset Maugham
  27. Mouth like a seam —Irvin S. Cobb
  28. Mouth like a slit in the sidewalk —Anon
  29. Mouth like the bottom of a parrot cage —David Niven
  30. A mouth like the inside of a jelly doughnut —Peter De Vries
  31. Mouth open like a funnel’s —Eudora Welty
  32. Mouth pinched inward like a fist —Joyce Carol Oates
  33. Mouth pursed up tight like a mushroom —Roald Dahl
  34. Mouth … red and slightly swollen, as if somebody had been chewing on it —Ross Macdonald
  35. Mouth … so wide-centred and deep-cornered, so cool and so warm, so lusciously crimson, that flaring out of the pallor of her face, it was like a blood-hot signal to the senses —Inez Haynes Irwin
  36. Mouths like donuts —F. D. Reeve
  37. Mouths like wet velvet —Angela Carter
  38. Mouth … so thin that the lips seemed to hook together, like the catch of a child’s purse —Frank Tuohy
  39. Mouths pink as watermelon —May Sarton
  40. A mouth that stretches from ear to ear when he laughs, like a mouth on a cat piggy bank —Francois Maspero
  41. Mouth that was like a salmon’s mouth —Roald Dahl
  42. Mouth thin and straight, like a cut in his face —Honore de Balzac
  43. Mouth tight as a corset string on the preacher’s wife —Harold Adams
  44. Mouth tugged down on one side like a dead man’s —John Updike
  45. Mouth twisted like an epileptic’s —Isaac Bashevis Singer
  46. The old mouth closed like a zip —Julia O’Faolain
  47. A quibbling mouth that would have snapped verbal errors like a lizard catching flies —Edith Wharton
  48. A wide and expressionless mouth like the juncture of a casserole dish with its lid —Thomas McGuane

mouth


Past participle: mouthed
Gerund: mouthing

Imperative
mouth
mouth
Present
I mouth
you mouth
he/she/it mouths
we mouth
you mouth
they mouth
Preterite
I mouthed
you mouthed
he/she/it mouthed
we mouthed
you mouthed
they mouthed
Present Continuous
I am mouthing
you are mouthing
he/she/it is mouthing
we are mouthing
you are mouthing
they are mouthing
Present Perfect
I have mouthed
you have mouthed
he/she/it has mouthed
we have mouthed
you have mouthed
they have mouthed
Past Continuous
I was mouthing
you were mouthing
he/she/it was mouthing
we were mouthing
you were mouthing
they were mouthing
Past Perfect
I had mouthed
you had mouthed
he/she/it had mouthed
we had mouthed
you had mouthed
they had mouthed
Future
I will mouth
you will mouth
he/she/it will mouth
we will mouth
you will mouth
they will mouth
Future Perfect
I will have mouthed
you will have mouthed
he/she/it will have mouthed
we will have mouthed
you will have mouthed
they will have mouthed
Future Continuous
I will be mouthing
you will be mouthing
he/she/it will be mouthing
we will be mouthing
you will be mouthing
they will be mouthing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mouthing
you have been mouthing
he/she/it has been mouthing
we have been mouthing
you have been mouthing
they have been mouthing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mouthing
you will have been mouthing
he/she/it will have been mouthing
we will have been mouthing
you will have been mouthing
they will have been mouthing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mouthing
you had been mouthing
he/she/it had been mouthing
we had been mouthing
you had been mouthing
they had been mouthing
Conditional
I would mouth
you would mouth
he/she/it would mouth
we would mouth
you would mouth
they would mouth
Past Conditional
I would have mouthed
you would have mouthed
he/she/it would have mouthed
we would have mouthed
you would have mouthed
they would have mouthed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mouth - the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emergemouth - the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge; "he stuffed his mouth with candy"
teeth, dentition - the kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal
glossa, lingua, tongue, clapper - a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
mouth - the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening; "she wiped lipstick from her mouth"
cakehole, maw, yap, gob, trap, hole - informal terms for the mouth
buccal cavity - the cavity between the jaws and the cheeks
gingiva, gum - the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth
palate, roof of the mouth - the upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities
salivary gland - any of three pairs of glands in the mouth and digestive system that secrete saliva for digestion
rima - a narrow elongated opening or fissure between two symmetrical parts
2.mouth - the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening; "she wiped lipstick from her mouth"
cytostome - mouth of a protozoan
beak, neb, nib, pecker, bill - horny projecting mouth of a bird
beak - beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e.g., turtles)
orifice, porta, opening - an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity; "the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"
mouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima oris - the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge; "he stuffed his mouth with candy"
lip - either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking
arteria lingualis, lingual artery - an artery originating from the external carotid artery and supplying the under side of the tongue
lingual vein, vena lingualis - a vein that receives blood from the tongue and the floor of the mouth and empties into the internal jugular or the facial vein
face, human face - the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear; "he washed his face"; "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"
3.mouth - an opening that resembles a mouth (as of a cave or a gorge); "he rode into the mouth of the canyon"; "they built a fire at the mouth of the cave"
opening, gap - an open or empty space in or between things; "there was a small opening between the trees"; "the explosion made a gap in the wall"
4.mouth - the point where a stream issues into a larger body of water; "New York is at the mouth of the Hudson"
geological formation, formation - (geology) the geological features of the earth
5.mouth - a person conceived as a consumer of food; "he has four mouths to feed"
eater, feeder - someone who consumes food for nourishment
6.mouth - a spokesperson (as a lawyer)
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
spokesperson, representative, interpreter, voice - an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose; "the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government"
7.mouth - an impudent or insolent rejoinder; "don't give me any of your sass"
comeback, rejoinder, retort, riposte, replication, counter, return - a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"
8.mouth - the opening of a jar or bottle; "the jar had a wide mouth"
bottle - a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped
jar - a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
opening - a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made; "they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"
Verb1.mouth - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
read - look at, interpret, and say out loud something that is written or printed; "The King will read the proclamation at noon"
communicate, intercommunicate - transmit thoughts or feelings; "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"
phonate, vocalise, vocalize - utter speech sounds
troll - speak or recite rapidly or in a rolling voice
begin - begin to speak or say; "Now listen, friends," he began
lip off, shoot one's mouth off - speak spontaneously and without restraint; "She always shoots her mouth off and says things she later regrets"
shout - utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking); "My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout"
whisper - speak softly; in a low voice
peep - speak in a hesitant and high-pitched tone of voice
speak up - speak louder; raise one's voice; "The audience asked the lecturer to please speak up"
snap, snarl - utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone; "The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer"; "The guard snarled at us"
enthuse - utter with enthusiasm
speak in tongues - speak unintelligibly in or as if in religious ecstasy; "The parishioners spoke in tongues"
swallow - utter indistinctly; "She swallowed the last words of her speech"
verbalise, verbalize - be verbose; "This lawyer verbalizes and is rather tedious"
whiff - utter with a puff of air; "whiff out a prayer"
talk of, talk about - discuss or mention; "They spoke of many things"
blubber out, blubber - utter while crying
drone on, drone - talk in a monotonous voice
stammer, stutter, bumble, falter - speak haltingly; "The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room"
rasp - utter in a grating voice
blunder out, blurt, blurt out, ejaculate, blunder - utter impulsively; "He blurted out the secret"; "He blundered his stupid ideas"
inflect, modulate, tone - vary the pitch of one's speech
deliver, present - deliver (a speech, oration, or idea); "The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students"
generalise, generalize - speak or write in generalities
blabber, palaver, piffle, prate, prattle, tattle, tittle-tattle, twaddle, gabble, gibber, blab, clack, maunder, chatter - speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
chatter - make noise as if chattering away; "The magpies were chattering in the trees"
rattle on, yack, yack away, yap away, jaw - talk incessantly and tiresomely
open up - talk freely and without inhibition
snivel, whine - talk in a tearful manner
murmur - speak softly or indistinctly; "She murmured softly to the baby in her arms"
mumble, mussitate, mutter, maunder - talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
slur - utter indistinctly
bark - speak in an unfriendly tone; "She barked into the dictaphone"
bay - utter in deep prolonged tones
jabber, mouth off, rabbit on, rant, rave, spout - talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
siss, sizz, hiss, sibilate - express or utter with a hiss
cackle - talk or utter in a cackling manner; "The women cackled when they saw the movie star step out of the limousine"
babble - utter meaningless sounds, like a baby, or utter in an incoherent way; "The old man is only babbling--don't pay attention"
intone, tone, chant - utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically; "The students chanted the same slogan over and over again"
gulp - utter or make a noise, as when swallowing too quickly; "He gulped for help after choking on a big piece of meat"
sing - produce tones with the voice; "She was singing while she was cooking"; "My brother sings very well"
jabber, mouth off, rabbit on, rant, rave, spout - talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
2.mouth - articulate silently; form words with the lips only; "She mouthed a swear word"
dissemble, feign, pretend, sham, affect - make believe with the intent to deceive; "He feigned that he was ill"; "He shammed a headache"
lip-sync, lip-synch - move the lips in synchronization (with recorded speech or song)
3.mouth - touch with the mouth
touch - make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband"

mouth

noun
1. lips, trap (slang), chops (slang), jaws, gob (slang, esp. Brit.), maw, yap (slang), cakehole (Brit. slang) She clamped her hand against her mouth.
2. entrance, opening, gateway, cavity, door, aperture, crevice, orifice the mouth of the tunnel
3. opening, lip, rim a lit candle stuck in the bottle's mouth
4. inlet, outlet, estuary, firth, outfall, debouchment the mouth of the river
5. (Informal) boasting, gas (informal), bragging, hot air (slang), braggadocio, idle talk, empty talk She is all mouth and no talent.
verb
1. utter, say, speak, voice, express, pronounce, articulate, enunciate, verbalize, vocalize, say insincerely, say for form's sake I mouthed some sympathetic platitudes.
keep your mouth shut say nothing, keep quiet, keep mum (informal), not tell a soul, keep something under your hat You'd do well to keep your mouth shut about it.
mouth off (Informal) rant, rave, spout, sound off, declaim, jabber He received a yellow card for mouthing off to the referee.
Related words
adjectives oral, oscular, stomatic
Proverbs
"A shut mouth catches no flies"

mouth

noun
1. The opening in the body through which food is ingested:
Slang: gob, puss, trap.
2. A facial contortion indicating displeasure, disgust, or pain:
Informal: mug.
3. A person who speaks on behalf of another or others:
Informal: mouthpiece.
4. An open space allowing passage:
verb
1. To speak in a loud, pompous, or prolonged manner:
2. To contort one's face to indicate displeasure, disgust, or pain, for example:
Translations
فَمفَمٌمَصَب
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mundmundingåbningindgang
suu
دهان
suu
ušćeusta
száj
munnurmynda orî meî vörunummynniop
burnaįplaukakakleliskąsniskiek burnoj telpa
atvereietekakaklsmuterunāt bez skaņas
gură
ústavyslovovať len ústami
ustaustje
mun
ปาก
ağızdudak hareketleriyle söylemekgiriş
miệngmồm

mouth

[maʊθ]
A. N (mouths (pl)) [maʊðz] (Anat) → boca f; [of bottle] → boca f, abertura f; [of cave] → entrada f; [of river] → desembocadura f; [of channel] → embocadero m; [of wind instrument] → boquilla f
to foam or froth at the mouthespumajear
to open one's mouth (lit, fig) → abrir la boca
he never opened his mouth at the meetingen la reunión no abrió la boca
she didn't dare to open her mouthno se atrevió a decir ni pío
he's all mouth and (no) trousers (Brit) → se le va (toda) la fuerza por la boca, es un fanfarrón or un fantasma
to be down in the mouthestar deprimido
to shoot one's mouth offhablar más de la cuenta
to keep one's mouth shutcallarse, no decir ni esta boca es mía
shut your mouth!¡cállate ya!
to stop sb's mouthhacer callar a algn
watch your mouth!¡cuidadito con lo que dices!
to put words into sb's mouthponer palabras en boca de algn
see also big A6
B. [maʊð] VT (insincerely) → soltar; (affectedly) → pronunciar con afectación, articular con rimbombancia
"go away!" she mouthedvete de aquí! -dijo moviendo mudamente los labios
C. [maʊθ] CPD mouth organ N (esp Brit) → armónica f

mouth

[ˈmaʊθ] [mouths] [maʊðz] (pl)
n [person] → bouche f
to keep one's mouth shut (= keep quiet) → ne rien dire
to open one's mouth (= speak)
I hardly dared open my mouth → J'osais à peine parler.
to have mouths to feed
She's got four mouths to feed → Elle à quatre bouches à nourrir.
to have a loud mouth → être une grande gueule
[dog, cat] → gueule f
[river] → embouchure f
[cave] → entrée f
[ˈmaʊð] vt
(= form words without making a sound)
I mouthed a goodbye → j'articulai un "au revoir" silencieux.
(insincerely) [+ platitudes] → débiter; [+ values] → professer

mouth

n (of person)Mund m; (of animal)Maul nt; (of bird)Rachen m; (of bottle, cave, vice etc)Öffnung f; (of river)Mündung f; (of harbour)Einfahrt f; to be down in the mouth (inf)deprimiert or niedergeschlagen sein; to keep one’s (big) mouth shut (about something) (inf) (→ über etw acc) → den Mund or die Klappe (inf)halten; me and my big mouth! (inf)ich konnte wieder nicht den Mund or die Klappe (inf)halten; he’s all mouth and (no) trousers (Brit inf) → große Klappe, nichts dahinter (inf); to have a foul mouthein grobes or ungewaschenes Maul haben (inf); watch your mouth!pass auf, was du sagst; to speak or talk out of both sides of one’s mouth (US) → mit doppelter or gespaltener Zunge sprechen; he has three mouths to feeder hat drei Mäuler zu ernähren or stopfen (inf) ? word
vt (= say affectedly)(über)deutlich artikulieren; (= articulate soundlessly)mit Lippensprache sagen

mouth

in cpdsMund-;
mouth guard
nMundschutz m
mouth organ
mouthpiece
nMundstück nt; (of telephone)Sprechmuschel f; (fig: = spokesman, publication) → Sprachrohr nt
mouth-to-mouth
adj mouth resuscitationMund-zu-Mund-Beatmung f
mouthwash
nMundwasser nt
mouthwatering
adjlecker; (fig) prospect, car etcverlockend; that smells/looks really mouthda läuft einem ja das Wasser im Mund(e) zusammen!; a mouth sumein hübsches Sümmchen (inf); to look mouth (boy, girl)appetitlich aussehen
mouthwateringly
advappetitlich

mouth

[n maʊθ; vb maʊð]
1. n (mouths (pl)) [maʊðz] (gen) → bocca; (of cave) → imboccatura, imbocco; (of river) → foce f, bocca; (opening) → orifizio
to keep one's mouth shut (fig) → tener la bocca chiusa
shut your mouth! → ma sta' un po' zitto!
2. vt (insincerely) → blaterare; (soundlessly) → esprimere col semplice movimento delle labbra

mouth

(mauθ) plural mouths (mauðz) noun
1. the opening in the head by which a human or animal eats and speaks or makes noises. What has the baby got in its mouth?
2. the opening or entrance eg of a bottle, river etc. the mouth of the harbour.
verb (mauð)
to move the lips as if forming (words), but without making any sound. He mouthed the words to me so that no-one could overhear.
ˈmouthful noun
as much as fills the mouth. a mouthful of soup; He ate the cake in two mouthfuls.
ˈmouth-organ noun
a small musical instrument played by blowing or sucking air through its metal pipes.
ˈmouthpiece noun
1. the piece of a musical instrument etc which is held in the mouth. the mouthpiece of a horn.
2. the part of a telephone etc into which one speaks.
ˈmouthwash noun
an antiseptic liquid used for cleaning out the mouth.

mouth

فَمٌ ústa mund Mund στόμα boca suu bouche usta bocca mond munn usta boca рот mun ปาก ağız miệng 嘴巴

mouth

n. boca.
1. cavidad bucal;
2. abertura de cualquier cavidad;
by ___por vía bucal;
open your ___abra, abre la boca.

mouth

n boca; by — por vía oral (form), por la boca; mouth-to-mouth boca a boca
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Margaret, the eldest of the four, was sixteen, and very pretty, being plump and fair, with large eyes, plenty of soft brown hair, a sweet mouth, and white hands, of which she was rather vain.
The weeping old man with the cigar in his mouth was ludicrous.
And the "log" was indeed so, for there was a sudden flash of white teeth, a long red opening showed, and then came a click as an immense alligator, having opened and closed his mouth, sank out of sight in a swirl of water.
A long scar ran across one cheek and drew the corner of his mouth up in a sinister curl.
If one of the little Pontellier boys took a tumble whilst at play, he was not apt to rush crying to his mother's arms for comfort; he would more likely pick himself up, wipe the water out of his eves and the sand out of his mouth, and go on playing.
As every word uttered by Natty Bumppo was not to be received as rigid truth, we took the liberty of putting the "Horican" into his mouth, as the substitute for "Lake George.
Over this lip, as over a slippery threshold, we now slide into the mouth.
He examined my eyes, my mouth, and my legs; he felt them all down; and then I had to walk and trot and gallop before him.
I went right along, not fixing up any particular plan, but just trusting to Providence to put the right words in my mouth when the time come; for I'd noticed that Providence always did put the right words in my mouth if I left it alone.
He turned it about in his mouth much longer than usual, pondering over it a good deal, and after all gulped it down like a pill.
Now when the cubs had played awhile, we saw the lioness take up the cubs in her mouth and carry them into the cave.
Any one possessing a mile or two of secluded seaboard, cut off on the land side by precipitous approaches, and including a sheltered river mouth ingeniously hidden by nature, in the form of a jutting wall of rock, from the sea, might have made as good use of these natural opportunities as the nobleman in question, had they only been as wise and as rich.