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bad·mouth

or bad-mouth (băd′mouth′, -mouth′)
tr.v. bad·mouthed, bad·mouth·ing, bad·mouths or bad-mouthed or bad-mouth·ing or bad-mouths Informal
To criticize or disparage, often spitefully or unfairly: "those cross-Atlantic aficionados who persistently idolize the British theater and bad-mouth Broadway" (Benedict Nightingale).
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bad-mouth

vb
(tr) slang to speak unfavourably about
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bad-mouth

or bad′mouth`

(ˈbædˌmaʊθ or, sometimes, -ˌmaʊð)

v.t. -mouthed, -mouth•ing.
to criticize, often disloyally.
[1935–40]
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bad-mouth


Past participle: bad-mouthed
Gerund: bad-mouthing

Imperative
bad-mouth
bad-mouth
Present
I bad-mouth
you bad-mouth
he/she/it bad-mouths
we bad-mouth
you bad-mouth
they bad-mouth
Preterite
I bad-mouthed
you bad-mouthed
he/she/it bad-mouthed
we bad-mouthed
you bad-mouthed
they bad-mouthed
Present Continuous
I am bad-mouthing
you are bad-mouthing
he/she/it is bad-mouthing
we are bad-mouthing
you are bad-mouthing
they are bad-mouthing
Present Perfect
I have bad-mouthed
you have bad-mouthed
he/she/it has bad-mouthed
we have bad-mouthed
you have bad-mouthed
they have bad-mouthed
Past Continuous
I was bad-mouthing
you were bad-mouthing
he/she/it was bad-mouthing
we were bad-mouthing
you were bad-mouthing
they were bad-mouthing
Past Perfect
I had bad-mouthed
you had bad-mouthed
he/she/it had bad-mouthed
we had bad-mouthed
you had bad-mouthed
they had bad-mouthed
Future
I will bad-mouth
you will bad-mouth
he/she/it will bad-mouth
we will bad-mouth
you will bad-mouth
they will bad-mouth
Future Perfect
I will have bad-mouthed
you will have bad-mouthed
he/she/it will have bad-mouthed
we will have bad-mouthed
you will have bad-mouthed
they will have bad-mouthed
Future Continuous
I will be bad-mouthing
you will be bad-mouthing
he/she/it will be bad-mouthing
we will be bad-mouthing
you will be bad-mouthing
they will be bad-mouthing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bad-mouthing
you have been bad-mouthing
he/she/it has been bad-mouthing
we have been bad-mouthing
you have been bad-mouthing
they have been bad-mouthing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bad-mouthing
you will have been bad-mouthing
he/she/it will have been bad-mouthing
we will have been bad-mouthing
you will have been bad-mouthing
they will have been bad-mouthing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bad-mouthing
you had been bad-mouthing
he/she/it had been bad-mouthing
we had been bad-mouthing
you had been bad-mouthing
they had been bad-mouthing
Conditional
I would bad-mouth
you would bad-mouth
he/she/it would bad-mouth
we would bad-mouth
you would bad-mouth
they would bad-mouth
Past Conditional
I would have bad-mouthed
you would have bad-mouthed
he/she/it would have bad-mouthed
we would have bad-mouthed
you would have bad-mouthed
they would have bad-mouthed
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Translations

bad-mouth

vt (inf)herziehen über (+acc) (inf)
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