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poor·mouth (po͝or′mouth′, -mouth′)
v. poor·mouthed, poor·mouth·ing, poor·mouths
To claim poverty as an excuse or a defense: always poormouths when asked to donate to charity.
An exaggerated assertion of poverty.
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Holtz, who seems to have his father Lou's knack for poormouthing
his own team, fails to mention the Pirates have one of the nation's better defensive fronts.
But they can't do that because it would come off as poormouthing
With this poormouthing
out of the way, the teams got down to the business of playing a game that, clearly, neither should be able to win.