Mouthful meaning

mouthfo͝ol
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As much as the mouth can hold.
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The amount of food or other material that can be placed or held in the mouth at one time.
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A small amount to be tasted or eaten.
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A long word, name, or phrase that is difficult to pronounce.
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An important or perceptive remark.

You said a mouthful!

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A small amount, esp. of food.
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(informal) A long word or a group of words that is hard to say.
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The amount that will fit in a mouth.
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(slang) Quite a bit.
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Something difficult to pronounce or say.
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A tirade of abusive language (especially in the term "give someone a mouthful")
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As much as is usually taken into the mouth at one time.
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(informal) A pertinent, important, or correct remark.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
mouthful
Plural:
mouthfuls, mouthsful

Origin of mouthful

  • mouth +"Ž -ful

    From Wiktionary