part of speech: noun
definition 1: the opening in the face through which one eats, breathes, and makes sounds.
definition 2: a natural opening into or from a cave or other hole.
definition 3: the place where a river runs into a larger body of water.
definition 4: the opening in a jar or other similar container.
- A peanut butter jar has a wide mouth.
part of speech: verb
inflections: mouths, mouthing, mouthed
definition 1: to say in a false way.
- He is only mouthing his apologies.
definition 2: to form silently with the mouth.
- My mother mouthed the words, “Stop talking so loudly.”
derivation: mouthless (adj.)