word of mouthword of mouth
informal speech or conversation between persons, as opposed to writing or publishing: gossip spread by word of mouth
communicated orally, as in conversation
word of mouth
Spoken communication: News of their success spread by word of mouth.
- (idiomatic) Verbal means of passing of information.
- The book didn't need any publicity spots, it was a bestseller solely by word of mouth.
- Alternative spelling of word of mouth.