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mouthful

noun uk   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.

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.
Translations of “mouthful”
in Korean 한 입…
in Arabic مِلء فَمّ…
in Portuguese bocado…
in Catalan mos, glop…
in Japanese 一口分…
in Italian boccone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 數量, 滿口, 一口…
in Russian кусок, глоток…
in Turkish ağız dolusu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 数量, 满口, 一口…
in Polish kęs, łyk…
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