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say a mouthful

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say a mouthful

verb phrase

To say something true, important, etc • usually a conversational response: He is stupid? You said a mouthful (1918+)

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Idioms and Phrases with say a mouthful

say a mouthful

Utter something important or meaningful, as in You said a mouthful when you called him a fine musician . This term is often used to express agreement, much as you can say that again is. It was first recorded in 1790.
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