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noun [countable] mouthful pronunciation in American English /ˈmaʊθfʊl/
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  1. 1
    an amount of food or drink that you put in your mouth at one time
    The food was delicious, and I enjoyed every mouthful.
  2. 2
    informal a word or phrase that is very long or hard to pronounce
    His full name is quite a mouthful.



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