(noun.) the opening of a jar or bottle; 'the jar had a wide mouth'.

(noun.) the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening; 'she wiped lipstick from her mouth'.

(noun.) the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge; 'he stuffed his mouth with candy'.

(noun.) the point where a stream issues into a larger body of water; 'New York is at the mouth of the Hudson'.

(noun.) an opening that resembles a mouth (as of a cave or a gorge); 'he rode into the mouth of the canyon'; 'they built a fire at the mouth of the cave'.

(noun.) a person conceived as a consumer of food; 'he has four mouths to feed'.

(verb.) articulate silently; form words with the lips only; 'She mouthed a swear word'.

(verb.) touch with the mouth.

Checker: Marie--From WordNet


(n.) The opening through which an animal receives food; the aperture between the jaws or between the lips; also, the cavity, containing the tongue and teeth, between the lips and the pharynx; the buccal cavity.

(n.) An opening affording entrance or exit; orifice; aperture;

(n.) The opening of a vessel by which it is filled or emptied, charged or discharged; as, the mouth of a jar or pitcher; the mouth of the lacteal vessels, etc.

(n.) The opening or entrance of any cavity, as a cave, pit, well, or den.

(n.) The opening of a piece of ordnance, through which it is discharged.

(n.) The opening through which the waters of a river or any stream are discharged.

(n.) The entrance into a harbor.

(n.) The crosspiece of a bridle bit, which enters the mouth of an animal.

(n.) A principal speaker; one who utters the common opinion; a mouthpiece.

(n.) Cry; voice.

(n.) Speech; language; testimony.

(n.) A wry face; a grimace; a mow.

(v. t.) To take into the mouth; to seize or grind with the mouth or teeth; to chew; to devour.

(v. t.) To utter with a voice affectedly big or swelling; to speak in a strained or unnaturally sonorous manner.

(v. t.) To form or cleanse with the mouth; to lick, as a bear her cub.

(v. t.) To make mouths at.

(v. i.) To speak with a full, round, or loud, affected voice; to vociferate; to rant.

(v. i.) To put mouth to mouth; to kiss.

(v. i.) To make grimaces, esp. in ridicule or contempt.

Typist: Sol

Synonyms and Synonymous

n. [1]. Chaps, jaws, cavity between the jaws.[2]. Aperture (in a vessel for receiving or discharging any thing).[3]. Entrance (as of a cave or a river), inlet.

v. n. Vociferate, rant.

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n. the opening in the head of an animal by which it eats and utters sound: opening or entrance as of a bottle river &c.: the instrument of speaking: a speaker: cry voice utterance: taste or flavour in the mouth: a wry face a grimace:—pl. Mouths (mowthz).—ns. Mouth′-friend (Shak.) one who only professes friendship: Mouth′ful as much as fills the mouth: a small quantity:—pl. Mouth′fuls; Mouth′-hon′our (Shak.) honour or civility insincerely expressed.—adjs. Mouth′less without a mouth; Mouth′-made (Shak.) expressed by the mouth insincere.—n. Mouth′piece the piece of a musical instrument or tobacco-pipe held in the mouth: one who speaks for others.—By word of mouth by means of spoken words; Down in the mouth out of spirits: despondent; From hand to mouth (see Hand); Have one's heart in one's mouth (see Heart); Make a mouth or mouths to distort the face in mockery to pout; Make the mouth water (see Water); Stop the mouth to cause to be silent.

v.t. to utter with a voice over loud or swelling.—adjs. Mouth′able sounding well; Mouthed having a mouth.—ns. Mouth′er an affected speaker; Mouth′ing rant.—adj. Mouth′y ranting affected.

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Unserious Contents or Definition

n. In man the gateway to the soul; in woman the outlet of the heart.

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