mouthful definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
noun pl. mouthfuls
- as much as the mouth can hold
- as much as is usually taken into the mouth at one time
- a small amount, esp. of food
- Informal a long word or group of words hard to say
- Slang a pertinent, important, or correct remark: chiefly in
mouthful definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- The amount of food or other material that can be placed or held in the mouth at one time.
- A small amount to be tasted or eaten.
- A long word, name, or phrase that is difficult to pronounce.
- An important or perceptive remark: You said a mouthful!
mouthful - Phrases/Idioms
see say a mouthful.