Translation of "mouthful" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈmaʊθ.fʊl/ us /ˈmaʊθ.fʊl/

mouthful noun (AMOUNT)

[ C ] an amount of food or drink that fills your mouth, or that you put into your mouth at one time

He only ate a few mouthfuls of meat. 他只吃了几口肉。

mouthful noun (WORD)

[ S ] informal a word or phrase that is difficult to pronounce or that has a lot of syllables

I've always called myself Henny because it's less of a mouthful than Henrietta. 我总是叫自己“亨尼”,因为它不像“亨丽埃塔”那么拗口。

(Translation of “mouthful” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)