What is the meaning of mouth?


  • The opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge.
    • usage: "he stuffed his mouth with candy"
  • The externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening.
    • usage: "she wiped lipstick from her mouth"
  • An opening that resembles a mouth (as of a cave or a gorge. )
    • usage: "he rode into the mouth of the canyon"; "they built a fire at the mouth of the cave"
  • The point where a stream issues into a larger body of water.
    • usage: "New York is at the mouth of the Hudson"
  • A person conceived as a consumer of food.
    • usage: "he has four mouths to feed"
  • A spokesperson (as a lawyer.
  • An impudent or insolent rejoinder.
    • usage: "don't give me any of your sass"
  • The opening of a jar or bottle.
    • usage: "the jar had a wide mouth"


  • Express in speech.
    • usage: "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
  • Articulate silently; form words with the lips only.
    • usage: "She mouthed a swear word"
  • Touch with the mouth. .
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APAWordNet. (2010). mouth. Retrieved June 25, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/mouth/definitions/1206088
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "mouth" http://smartdefine.org/mouth/definitions/1206088 (accessed June 25, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, mouth, Smart Define, viewed 25 June, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/mouth/definitions/1206088>.
MLAWordNet. "mouth" 23 October 2010. Web. 25 June 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/mouth/definitions/1206088>
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