hand-to-mouth definition by Webster's New World
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characterized by the necessity of spending or consuming all that is obtained; at or below the level of mere subsistence
hand-to-mouth definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Having or providing only the bare essentials: a hand-to-mouth existence.
- hand to mouth adverb