Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “mouth”

mouth

verb [T]     /maʊð/
to form words with the lips without making any sound: It looks to me as if the singers are only mouthing the words . [+ speech] "Can we go?" mouthed Mary.Saying and utteringSaying again to say something in a way that is not sincere: I don't want to stand here listening to you mouthing (= saying in a way that is not sincere) excuses. → See also bad-mouth
(Definition of mouth verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of mouth

Definitions of “mouth” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

work out

to exercise in order to improve the strength or appearance of your body

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More