Associations to the word «Mouthful»


MOUTHFUL, noun. The amount that will fit in a mouth.
MOUTHFUL, noun. (slang) Quite a bit.
MOUTHFUL, noun. Something difficult to pronounce or say.
MOUTHFUL, noun. A tirade of abusive language (especially in the term "give someone a mouthful")
MOUTHFUL OF MARBLES, noun. (idiomatic) An indistinct, muffled or garbled manner of speaking.

Dictionary definition

MOUTHFUL, noun. The quantity that can be held in the mouth.
MOUTHFUL, noun. A small amount eaten or drunk; "take a taste--you'll like it".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats