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o·pen-mouthed

(ō′pən-mouthd′, -moutht′)
adj.
1. Having the mouth open.
2. Gaping in astonishment or wonder.
3. Loudly insistent.

o′pen-mouth′ed·ly adv.

open-mouthed

adj
1. having an open mouth, esp in surprise
2. greedy or ravenous
3. clamorous or vociferous

o′pen-mouthed′



adj.
1. having the mouth open.
2. gaping, as with surprise or astonishment.
3. having a wide mouth, as a pitcher or jar.
[1525–35]
o′pen-mouth′ed•ly (-ˈmaʊ ðɪd li, -ˈmaʊθt li) adv.
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open-mouthed

adjective astonished, surprised, shocked, amazed, stunned, staggered, bewildered, astounded, dazed, confounded, perplexed, gobsmacked (informal), dumbfounded, flabbergasted (informal), stupefied They watched open-mouthed as he drove off.
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open-mouthed

[ˈəʊpnˈmaʊðd] ADJboquiabierto

open-mouthed

[ˌəʊpnˈmaʊðd] adja bocca aperta
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Except laughs are few and very far between indeed, audiences more likely to find themselves as open-mouthedly befuddled as Ben at the increasingly preposterous plot.