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widemouthed

[wahyd-mouth d, -moutht] /ˈwaɪdˌmaʊðd, -ˌmaʊθt/
adjective
1.
(of a person, object, body of water, etc.) having a wide, mouth:
a widemouthed river.
2.
(of a person) having the mouth opened wide, as in astonishment or horror.
Origin of widemouthed
1585-1595
1585-95; wide + mouth + -ed3
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  • Even Lauzanne seemed lifted out of his usual lethargy, and, widemouthed, was pulling Allis out of the saddle.

    Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser
  • The crouching giant looked up at him with a widemouthed grin.

    In the Morning of Time Charles G. D. Roberts
  • If the "hpurui, water jug" was handled, it would show that handled jugs were called by the same name as widemouthed jars, hpurui.

    Mohave Pottery Alfred L. Kroeber

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