1. the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
- he stuffed his mouth with candy
2. 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
3. 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
4. the point where a stream issues into a larger body of water
- New York is at the mouth of the Hudson
5. a person conceived as a consumer of food
- he has four mouths to feed
6. a spokesperson (as a lawyer)
Similar word(s): mouthpiece
7. an impudent or insolent rejoinder
8. the opening of a jar or bottle
- the jar had a wide mouth
Definition categories: man–made, opening
Sentences with mouth as a noun:
- "Open your mouth and say 'aah'," directed the doctor.
- The mouth of the river is a good place to go birdwatching in spring and autumn.
- The mouth of a cave
- My kid sister is a real mouth; she never shuts up.
1. express in speech
2. articulate silently; form words with the lips only
- She mouthed a swear word
3. touch with the mouth
Sentences with mouth as a verb:
- He mouthed his opinions on the subject at the meeting.
- The prompter mouthed the words to the actor, who had forgotten them.
- The fish mouthed the lure, but didn't bite.