big mouth

bigmouth

[big-mouth]
noun, plural bigmouths [big-mouthz, -mouths] , for 1; (especially collectively) bigmouth (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) bigmouths for 2.
1.
a loud, talkative person, especially one who lacks discretion.
2.
any of several fishes having an unusually large mouth.

Origin:
1885–90, Americanism; big1 + mouth

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bigmouth (ˈbɪɡˌmaʊθ)
 
n
slang a noisy, indiscreet, or boastful person
 
'big-mouthed
 
adj

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big mouth
also bigmouth "person who talks too much," 1889, Amer.Eng., from big + mouth
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big mouth definition


  1. n.
    a person who talks too much or too loudly; someone who tells secrets. (Also a term of address.) : Okay, big mouth! Shut up!
  2. tv.
    to spread secrets around. : Why do you always have to big mouth everything around?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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