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verb [transitive] mouth pronunciation in American English /maʊð/
Word Forms
present tense
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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used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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