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verb [transitive] mouth pronunciation in American English /maʊð/
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present tense
I/you/we/theymouth
he/she/itmouths
present participlemouthing
past tensemouthed
past participlemouthed
  1. 1
    to form words with your mouth but not make any sound
    She mouthed something I couldn’t make out.
  2. 2
    to say something without really meaning or understanding what you say
    mouth platitudes (=comments that are not original): You listen to the same people mouthing platitudes about our educational system being the best in the world.

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