Meaning of “give someone a mouthful” in the English Dictionary

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"give someone a mouthful" in British English

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give someone a mouthful

mainly UK informal

to shout something angry at someone, usually using offensive language:

A taxi driver wound down his window and gave the cyclist a mouthful.

(Definition of “give someone a mouthful” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)