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Definitions of mouth:

part of speech: verb transitive

To utter with a swelling or pompous voice; to seize in the mouth; as, a dog mouths a bone.

part of speech: noun

Mouther.

part of speech: noun

The opening in the head of an animal through which it receives food and utters sounds; an opening through which to go in or out; as, the mouth of a cave; an opening for putting anything in or out; as, the mouth of a bottle; instrument of speaking; grimace.

part of speech: noun

The opening in the head of an animal by which it eats and utters sound: opening or entrance, as of a bottle, river, etc.: the instrument of speaking: a speaker:- pl. MOUTHS.

part of speech: noun plural

The opening in the head of an animal by which food is received, and containing the organs of mastication and of voice; the instr. of speech; any opening or channel by which a thing is received or discharged; an entrance; the part of a river or creek where its waters join those of a sea or other large body of water.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To make faces.

Usage examples for mouth:

  • Because it goes from mouth to mouth "Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1", Edward William Cole
  • I never opened my mouth "Old Peter's Russian Tales", Arthur Ransome
  • Learn to keep your mouth open. "The Price She Paid", David Graham Phillips
  • " Do your duty, my friend," she said, and shut her eyes and her mouth "Terribly Intimate Portraits", Noël Coward
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