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

"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 ​offensivelanguage: A ​taxidriverwound 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)
Translations of “give someone a mouthful”
in Chinese (Simplified) 生气地朝(某人)叫嚷, 咒骂(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生氣地向(某人)叫嚷, 咒駡(某人)…
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