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mouthy

[mou-th ee, -thee] /ˈmaʊ ði, -θi/
adjective, mouthier, mouthiest.
1.
garrulous, often in a bombastic manner.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; mouth + -y1
Related forms
mouthily, adverb
mouthiness, noun
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Examples from the web for mouthy
  • Usually, a fun loving animal but has always been a bit mouthy.
  • He wasn't mouthy, but knew that the catcher ran the team and that he would have to earn the respect that came with the position.
  • The wet, mouthy odor of water, river-grit spangling ankles.
  • He was mouthy and obnoxious, but did nothing beyond expressing his displeasure at a perceived injustice.
British Dictionary definitions for mouthy

mouthy

/ˈmaʊðɪ/
adjective mouthier, mouthiest
1.
bombastic; excessively talkative
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Word Origin and History for mouthy
adj.

1580s, from mouth (n.) + -y (2).

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