mouthful Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “mouthful” in the English Dictionary

"mouthful" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈmaʊθ.fʊl/

mouthful noun (AMOUNT)

[C] an ​amount of ​food or ​drink that ​fillsyourmouth, or that you put into ​yourmouth at one ​time: He only ​ate a few mouthfuls of ​meat.

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.
(Definition of mouthful from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mouthful" in American English

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mouthfulnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɑʊθˌfʊl/

mouthful noun [C] (BODY PART)

the ​amount of ​food or ​drink that ​fillsyourmouth, or that you put into ​yourmouth at one ​time: Marj ​forked up a mouthful of ​pie. infml A mouthful is also a ​long word or ​sentence, or something said that has a lot of ​meaning: He has a mouthful to say on the ​subject.
(Definition of mouthful from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mouthful”
in Arabic مِلء فَمّ…
in Korean 한 입…
in Portuguese bocado…
in Catalan mos, glop…
in Japanese 一口分…
in Chinese (Simplified) 数量, 满口, 一口…
in Turkish ağız dolusu…
in Russian кусок, глоток…
in Chinese (Traditional) 數量, 滿口, 一口…
in Italian boccone…
in Polish kęs, łyk…
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