"mouth" Definition

Definitions for the word "mouth" from multiple English dictionaries.

1. n.
(pl. Mouths) 1 a external opening in the head, through which most animals take in food and emit communicative sounds. B (in humans and some animals) cavity behind it containing the means of biting and chewing and the vocal organs. 2 opening of a container, cave, trumpet, etc. 3 place where a river enters the sea. 4 an individual as needing sustenance (an extra mouth to feed). 5 colloq. A meaningless or ineffectual talk. B impudent talk; cheek. v. (-thing) 1 say or speak by moving the lips but with no sound. 2 utter or speak insincerely or without understanding (mouthing platitudes). put words into a person''s mouth represent a person as having said something. Take the words out of a person''s mouth say what another was about to say. [old english]
Source: Oxford English Dictionary, 1884

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