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open-mouthed

[oh-puh n-mouth d, -moutht] /ˈoʊ pənˈmaʊðd, -ˈmaʊθt/
adjective
1.
having the mouth open.
2.
gaping, as with surprise or astonishment.
3.
greedy, ravenous, or rapacious.
4.
clamoring at the sight of game or prey, as hounds.
5.
vociferous or clamorous.
6.
having a wide mouth, as a pitcher or jar.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35
Related forms
open-mouthedly
[oh-puh n-mou-th id-lee, -moutht-lee] /ˈoʊ pənˈmaʊ ðɪd li, -ˈmaʊθt li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
open-mouthedness, noun
Synonyms
2. dumbfounded, flabbergasted, confounded, thunderstruck.
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British Dictionary definitions for openmouthed

open-mouthed

adjective
1.
having an open mouth, esp in surprise
2.
greedy or ravenous
3.
clamorous or vociferous
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