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Mouth

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Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Mouth

MOUTH, noun

1. The aperture in the head of an animal, between the lips, by which he utters his voice and receives food. In a more general sense, the mouth consists of the lips, the gums, the insides of the cheeks, the palate, the salival glands, the uvula and tonsils.

2. The opening of a vessel by which it is filled or emptied; as the mouth of a jar or pitcher.

3. The part or channel of a river by which its waters are discharged into the ocean or into a lake. The Mississippi and the Nile discharge their waters by several mouths.

4. The opening of a piece of ordnance at the end, by which the charge issues.

5. The aperture of a vessel in animal bodies, by which fluids or other matter is received or discharged; as the mouth of the lacteals.

6. The opening or entrance of a cave, pit, well or den. Daniel 8:1.

7. The instrument of speaking; as, the story is in every body's mouth

8. A principal speaker; one that utters the common opinion.

Every coffee house has some statesman belonging to it, who is the mouth of the street where he lives.

9. Cry; voice.

The fearful dogs divide,

All spend their mouth aloft, but none abide.

10. In Scripture, words uttered. Job 19:16. Isaiah 49:2. Psalms 73:9.

11. Desires; necessities. Psalms 103:5.

12. Freedom and boldness of speech; force of argument.

Luke 21:15.

13. Boasting; vaunting. Judges 9:38.

14. Testimony. Deuteronomy 17:6.

15. Reproaches; calumnies. Job 5:15.

To make a mouth to distort the mouth;

To make mouths, to make a wry face; hence, to deride or treat with scorn.

1. To pout; to treat disdainfully.

Down in the mouth dejected; mortified.

To have God's law in the mouth to converse much on it and delight in it. Exodus 13:9.

To draw near to God with the mouth to make an external appearance of devotion and worship, while there is no regard to him in the heart. Isaiah 29:13.

A froward mouth contradictions and disobedience. Proverbs 9:1.

A smooth mouth soft and flattering language. Proverbs 5:3.

To stop the mouth to silence or to be silent; to put to shame; to confound. Romans 3:14. lay the hand on the mouth to be struck silent with shame. Micah 7:5.

To set the mouth against the heavens, to speak arrogantly and blasphemously. Psalms 73:9.

MOUTH, verb transitive To utter with a voice affectedly big or swelling; as, to mouth words or language.

Twitch'd by the sleeve, he mouths it more and more.

1. To take into the mouth; to seize with the mouth

2. To chew; to grind, as food; to eat; to devour.

3. To form by the mouth as a bear her cub. [Not used.]

4. To reproach; to insult.

MOUTH, verb intransitive To speak with a full, round, or loud, affected voice; to vociferate; to rant; as a mouthing actor.

I'll bellow out for Rome and for my country,

And mouth at Caesar, till I shake the senate.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Mouthed

MOUTH'ED, pp. Uttered with a full, swelling, affected voice.

1. Taken into the mouth; chewed.

2. adjective Furnished with a mouth; used chiefly in composition; as well-mouthed; foul-mouthed, contumelious, reproachful or obscene; mealy-mouthed, bashful, reserved in speaking the plain truth; hard-mouthed, as a horse, not obedient to the bit, difficult to be restrained or governed by the bridle.

3. Borne down or overpowered by clamor.


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Mouthfriend

MOUTH'FRIEND, noun One who professes friendship without entertaining it; a pretended friend.


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Mouthful

MOUTH'FUL, noun As much as the mouth contains at once.

1. A quantity proverbially small; a small quantity.


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Mouthhonor

MOUTH'HONOR, noun Civility expressed without sincerity.


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Mouthing

MOUTH'ING, participle present tense Uttering with an affected swelling voice.


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Mouthless

MOUTH'LESS, adjective Destitute of a mouth.


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Mouthmade

MOUTH'MADE, adjective Expressed without sincerity; hypocritical.


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Mouthpiece

MOUTH'PIECE, noun The piece of a musical wind instrument to which the mouth is applied.