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mouth [ mauθ] n.嘴,口,口腔

mouth [mauθ] n. 嘴,口

from mouth to mouth 人传人地

唱高调 mouth high-sounding words

口蹄疫 foot-and-mouth disease

born with a silver spoon in one's mouth 出生富贵

down in the mouth 愁眉苦脸

put one's foot in one's mouth 说错话

straight from the horse's mouth 据可靠消息

take the words out of one's mouth 说出心里话

in everyone’s mouth.脍炙人口

The child's mouth twitched as if she were about to cry.
小孩的嘴抽动着,好像要哭似的。

My mouth is watering. 我要流口水了。

With all these mouths to feed, he didn't know what to do.由于有那么多人要供养,他不知道怎么办才好。

Her mouth is her best feature.
她的嘴是她容貌上最好看的部分。

These chocolates really melt in your mouth.
这些巧克力真正是入口即化。

These people live from hand to mouth on berries and roots.
这些人靠浆果和根茎勉强度日。

She was born with a silver spoon in her mouth.
她生来富贵。

他真是个多嘴多舌的人。
He's talkative. *talkative“喜欢说话”、“多嘴多舌”。
He's talkative. (他真多嘴多舌。)
Yeah, you can say that again. (啊,你也这么说呀。)
He's a motor-mouth.
He never shuts up. (他从来都闭不上嘴。)

说话要留神。
Watch your tongue. *直译是“看看你的舌头”,即“说话要小心”。
Hey, you, asshole! (你这个混蛋!)
Watch your tongue. (嘿,说话留点神儿。)
Watch your language.
Watch your mouth.
Be careful of what you say.
Don't use bad language. (不要说脏话。)

别多嘴多舌的。
Don't be a blabber mouth! *“没必要说的话别喋喋不休地说”。
Don't blab this to anyone! (别对什么人都唠叨这事。)
Mum's the word! (别声张!) *要求别说出去。
Don't be so talkative! (别多嘴。) *talkative “多嘴多舌的”、“好说话的”。
Don't tell anyone my secret! (别告诉别人我的秘密。)
Keep your lips sealed. (闭上你的嘴巴。)

打赌?
Wanna make a bet? *wanna口语说法。是Do you want to...的缩写。
Wanna make a bet? (打赌?)
You're on! (行啊。)
Do you want to bet?
Why don't you put your money where your mouth is?
Let's bet on it. (我们打个赌吧。)
Want to bet?

你的嘴不严。
You've got a big mouth!

我什么都没说。
I didn't say anything. *表示自己没有泄密的说法。
I kept my mouth shut.
I didn't let the cat out of the bag. *表示“没有泄露秘密”的固定说法。

无意中说漏了嘴。
It was a slip of the tongue.
It was a slip of the tongue. (无意中说漏了嘴。)
Really? Didn't she know about it? (真的吗?难道她不知道?)
I spilled the beans. (我泄露了秘密。)
I stuck my foot in my mouth. (我把不好/失礼的事说出去了。)

闭嘴!
Shut up! *常用于吵架等场合,语气非常严厉。
Shut up! I don't want to hear it! (住嘴!我不想听。)
You shut up! (你住嘴!)
Shut your mouth.
Keep your mouth shut.
Be quiet! (安静!)
Shut the fuck up. *这是一句语气尖锐、很难听的脏话,最好不用。
Can it.

多嘴!
Big mouth! *直译是“大嘴”。用来说那些说多余话的人。
He doesn't have a girlfriend. (他还没有女朋友呢。)
Shut up, big mouth! (闭嘴,用你多话!)
You've got a big mouth.
You talk too much. (你真多嘴多舌。)

Keep your big mouth shut.
住嘴。
= Stop talking.

她的嘴很紧。
She‘s tight-mouthed.

Don't talk with your mouth full.
嘴巴里有东西时不要说话。

Big-mouth 口没遮拦;大嘴巴

A close mouth catches no flies.
病从口入,祸从口出。

A man has two ears and one mouth that he may hear much and speak little.
人有两只耳朵一张嘴,就是为了多听少说话。

An enemy's mouth seldom speaks well.
狗嘴里吐不出象牙。

A wise head makes a close mouth.
智者寡言。

Bees that have honey in their mouths have stings in their tails.
口蜜腹剑。

Keep your mouth shut and your eyes open.
要多看少说。

Let the hands get busy, not the mouth.
手要勤劳,嘴莫多说。

Quick feet and busy hands fill the mouth.
手勤脚快,嘴里吃饱。

The mouth of a wise man is in his heart; the heart of a fool is in his mouth.
聪明人的嘴在心里,蠢人的心在嘴上。

The wise hand doth not all that the foolish mouth speaks.
聪明人的手不做愚笨人所说的事。

To travel through the world it is necessary to have the mouth of hog, the legs of a stag, the eyes of a falcon, the ears of an ass, shoulders of a camel, and the face of an ape, and overplus, a satchel full of money and patience.
周游世界须有猪嘴巴,鹿的腿,鹰的双眼,驴的耳,骆驼的肩膀和猿猴的脸,尤其需要的是要有满口袋的金钱和耐心。

When the heart is afire, some sparks will fly out at the mouth.
心中发火,口吐妄言。

While the word is in your mouth, it is your own; when
'tis once spoken,
'tis another's.
话未出口属于己,话一出口属别人。

Wise men have their mouth in their heart, fools their heart in their mouth.
智者嘴在心里,蠢人心在嘴上。

My mouth is watering.
我在流口水了。

Watch your mouth. Do you know who you're talking to?
说话客气一点。你知道你在跟谁说话吗?

He has to breathe through his mouth.
他要用口呼吸。

His breath smells bad and he has a foul taste in his mouth.
他口里有怪味。

There are cracks at the corners of his mouth.
他的嘴巴角落破了。

put one's foot in one's mouth 祸从口出
Wally is always saying such stupid thing. He has a real talent for
putting his foot in his mouth.
沃力尽说这种蠢话。他真有惹是生非的本事。

My mouth is watering.
我在流口水了。

born with a silver spoon in one's mouth 出生富贵

down in the mouth 愁眉苦脸

have a big mouth 话多的人

Makes my mouth water. 使我垂涎

put one's foot in one's mouth 说错话

straight from the horse's mouth 据可靠消息

take the words out of one's mouth 说出心里话

"The roast duck that restaurant serves is my favorate dish. Every time I think about it, it makes my mouth water."
“我最喜欢吃那个饭馆的烤鸭。每当我想起它我就会流口水。”

- live from hand to mouth 勉强糊口
With three children to support, the window had to live from hand to mouth.

- one's heart in one's mouth 吓得要命
My heart was in my mouth when I heart someone tapping on my window one raining night.
have one's heart in one's mouth ; with one's heart in one's mouth

- be down in the mouth 垂头丧气
Sandra was down in the mouth because she didn't make the appointment.

- Leave a bad taste in someone's mouth 给人留下坏印象
Once I went to a famous university. But the untidy campus left a bad taste in my mouth.

嘴巴 mouth

病从口入 [bìng cóng kǒu rù] /illness finds its way in by the mouth/

叼 [diāo] /(v) hold sth in the mouth/

开口 [kāi kǒu] /open one's mouth/start to talk/

口 [kǒu] /mouth/(a measure word)/

口腔 [kǒu qiāng] /(n) space inside the mouth; oral cavity/

咧 [liě] /draw back corners of mouth/

嗫 [niè] /move the mouth as in speaking/

噙 [qín] /hold in the mouth/

漱 [shù] /to rinse (mouth)/

吻 [wěn] /kiss/mouth/

衔 [xián] /hold in mouth/

衔 [xián] /hold in mouth/nominal office/

罂 [yīng] /earthen jar with small mouth/

嘴 [zuǐ] /mouth/

觜 [zuǐ] /mouth/

嘴巴 [zuǐ bā] /mouth/

{adj: abactinal} (of radiate animals) located on the surface or end opposite to that on which the mouth is situated
<-> actinal

{adj: aboral} opposite to or away from the mouth
"the aboral surface of a starfish"
<-> oral

{adj: actinal} (of radiate organisms) located on the surface or end on which the mouth is situated
<-> abactinal

{adj: agape, gaping} with the mouth wide open as in wonder or awe
"the gaping audience"
"we stood there agape with wonder"
"with mouth agape"

{adj: amphoric} the sound heard in auscultation resembling the hollow sound made by blowing across the mouth of a bottle
"amphoric breathing indicates a cavity in the lung"

{adj: astomatous, mouthless} having no mouth or mouthlike opening
<-> stomatous

{adj: blasphemous, blue, profane} characterized by profanity or cursing
"foul-mouthed and blasphemous"
"blue language"
"profane words"

{adj: blue, depressed, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited} low in spirits
"lonely and blue in a strange city"
"depressed by the loss of his job"
"a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"
"downcast after his defeat"
"feeling discouraged and downhearted"

{adj: buccal} lying within the mouth
"a buccal gland"

{adj: closed, shut} used especially of mouth or eyes
"he sat quietly with closed eyes"
"his eyes were shut against the sunlight"
<-> open

{adj: dirty} (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency
"dirty words"
"a dirty old man"
"dirty books and movies"
"boys telling dirty jokes"
"has a dirty mouth"
<-> clean

{adj: filthy, foul, nasty, smutty} characterized by obscenity
"had a filthy mouth"
"foul language"
"smutty jokes"

{adj: firm, steadfast, steady, stiff, unbendable, unfaltering, unshakable, unwavering} marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
"firm convictions"
"a firm mouth"
"steadfast resolve"
"a man of unbendable perseverence"
"unwavering loyalty"

{adj: foaming, foamy, frothing} producing or covered with lathery sweat or saliva from exhaustion or disease
"the rabid animal's frothing mouth"

{adj: foul-mouthed, foul-spoken} using foul or obscene language
"noisy foul-mouthed women all shouting at once"

{adj: goggle-eyed, openmouthed, popeyed} with eyes or mouth open in surprise

{adj: hand-to-mouth} providing only bare essentials
"a hand-to-mouth existence"

{adj: labial} of or relating to the lips of the mouth
"labial stops"

{adj: large-mouthed} having a relatively large mouth

{adj: loud-mouthed} given to loud offensive talk

{adj: mealymouthed, mealy-mouthed} hesitant to state facts or opinions simply and directly as from e.g. timidity or hypocrisy
"a mealymouthed politician"

{adj: mercurial} relating to or containing or caused by mercury
"mercurial preparations"
"mercurial sore mouth"

{adj: molar} of or pertaining to the grinding teeth in the back of a mammal's mouth
"molar teeth"

{adj: mouth-watering, savory, savoury} pleasing to the sense of taste

{adj: mouthlike} of an opening that resembles a mouth

{adj: narrow-mouthed} having a narrow mouth

{adj: open, opened} used of mouth or eyes
"keep your eyes open"
"his mouth slightly opened"
<-> closed

{adj: oral} a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated in the mouth; fixation at this stage is said to result in dependence, selfishness, and aggression
<-> anal

{adj: oral} of or involving the mouth or mouth region or the surface on which the mouth is located
"the oral cavity"
"the oral mucous membrane"
"the oral surface of a starfish"
<-> aboral

{adj: oral} of or relating to or affecting or for use in the mouth
"oral hygiene"
"an oral thermometer"
"an oral vaccine"

{adj: rumored} reported or spread by word of mouth
"their rumored breakup"

{adj: stomatal, stomatous} relating to or of the nature of or having a mouth or mouthlike opening

{adj: stomatous} having a mouth or mouthlike opening
<-> astomatous

{adj: urceolate} urn-shaped; large below and contracted toward the mouth

{adj: viva-voce, word-of-mouth} expressed orally
"a viva-voce report"
"the film had good word-of-mouth publicity"

{adj: yawning} with the mouth wide open indicating boredom or sleepiness
"a yawning congregation"

{adv: aborad} away from the mouth or oral region
<-> orad

{adv: by word of mouth, viva voce} orally
"I heard it viva voce"

{adv: hand to mouth} with barely enough money for immediate needs
"they lived form hand to mouth"

{adv: orad} toward the mouth or oral region
<-> aborad

{adv: orally, by mouth} (of drugs) through the mouth rather than through injection
"he was administered the drug orally"

{adv: orally, by word of mouth} by spoken rather than written means
"these stories were transmitted by word of mouth"

{adv: spasmodically, jerkily} with spasms
"the mouth was slightly open, and jerked violently and spasmodically at one corner"

{adv: stark} completely
"stark mad"
"mouth stark open"

{adv: trustfully} in a trustful manner
"his mouth grinned trustfully"

{n: Aegospotami, Aegospotamos} a creek emptying into the Hellespont in present-day Turkey; at its mouth in 405 BC the Spartan fleet under Lysander defeated the Athenians and ended the Peloponnesian War

{n: Aegospotami, Aegospotamos} a river in ancient Thrace (now Turkey); in the mouth of this river the Spartan fleet under Lysander destroyed the Athenian fleet in the final battle of the Peloponnesian War (404 BC)

{n: Antennariidae, family Antennariidae} frogfishes; tropical spiny-finned marine fishes having large nearly vertical mouths; related to toadfishes and anglers

{n: Apogonidae, family Apogonidae} bright-colored marine fishes that incubate eggs in the mouth

{n: Ascaris, genus Ascaris} type genus of the family Ascaridae: roundworms with a three-lipped mouth

{n: Bremerhaven} a port city in northwestern Germany at the mouth of the Weser River on the North Sea; has a deep natural harbor and is an important shipping center

{n: Bristol} an industrial city and port in southwestern England near the mouth of the River Avon

{n: Brownsville} a city in southern Texas on the Rio Grande near its mouth into the Gulf of Mexico; has a channel that accommodates oceangoing ships

{n: Candida albicans, Monilia albicans} a parasitic fungus that can infect the mouth or the skin or the intestines or the vagina

{n: Chinook} a member of an important North American Indian people who controlled the mouth of the Columbia river; they were organized into settlements rather than tribes

{n: Clark, William Clark} United States explorer who (with Meriwether Lewis) led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River; Clark was responsible for making maps of the area (1770-1838)

{n: Cocopa, Cocopah} a member of a North American Indian people living around the mouth of the Colorado River

{n: Diptera, order Diptera} a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies

{n: Gastrophryne, genus Gastrophryne} primarily tropical narrow-mouthed toads

{n: Gdansk, Danzig} a port city of northern Poland near the mouth of the Vistula River on a gulf of the Baltic Sea; a member of the Hanseatic League in the 14th century

{n: Halchidhoma} a member of a North American Indian people of the Colorado river valley near the mouth of the Gila river; allied to the Maricopa

{n: Huntington} a city of western West Virginia on the Ohio river at the mouth of the Kanawha

{n: Koplik's spots} small red spots with white centers found on the mucous membranes of the mouth and tongue; symptom of measles that appears one or two days before the measles rash appears

{n: Labiatae, family Labiatae, Lamiaceae, family Lamiaceae, mint family} the mints: aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including thyme; sage; rosemary

{n: Le Havre} a port city in northern France on the English Channel at the mouth of the Seine

{n: Lewis and Clark Expedition} an expedition sent by Thomas Jefferson to explore the northwestern territories of the United States; led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark; traveled from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River from 1803 to 1806

{n: Lewis, Meriwether Lewis} United States explorer and soldier who lead led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River (1774-1809)

{n: Matamoros} a city in northeastern Mexico opposite Brownsville near the mouth of the Rio Grande

{n: Mecoptera, order Mecoptera} an order of carnivorous insects usually having long membranous wings and long beaklike heads with chewing mouths at the tip

{n: Microhylidae, family Microhylidae, Brevicipitidae, family Brevicipitidae} narrow-mouthed toads and sheep frogs; some burrow and some are arboreal; found worldwide

{n: New Amsterdam} a settlement established by the Dutch near the mouth of Hudson River and the southern end of Manhattan Island; annexed by the English in 1664 and renamed New York

{n: New Orleans} a port and largest city in Louisiana; located in southeastern Louisiana near the mouth of the Mississippi river; a major center for offshore drilling for oil in the Gulf of Mexico; jazz originated here among black musicians in the late 19th century; Mardi Gras is celebrated here each year

{n: New York, New York City, Greater New York} the largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center

{n: Newport News} a port city in southeastern Virginia at the mouth of the James River off Hampton Roads; large shipyards

{n: Norfolk} port city located in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay; headquarters of the Atlantic fleet of the United States Navy

{n: Pediculati, order Pediculati} anglers and batfishes; spiny-finned marine fishes having pectoral fins at the ends of armlike processes and a long movable spine on the dorsal fin to lure prey to the large mouth

{n: Savannah} a port in eastern Georgia near the mouth of the Savannah river

{n: Solenichthyes, order Solenichthyes} bellows fishes; shrimpfishes; cornetfishes; pipefishes; small order of chiefly tropical marine fishes of varied and bizarre form all having a small mouth at the end of a drawn-out tubular snout

{n: Symbion pandora} only known species of Cycliophora; lives symbiotically attached to a lobster's lip by an adhesive disk and feeding by means of a hairy mouth ring; its complex life cycle includes asexual and sexual phases

{n: Tardigrada, class Tardigrada} in some classifications considered a separate phylum: microscopic arachnid-like invertebrates living in water or damp moss having 4 pairs of legs and instead of a mouth a pair of stylets or needlelike piercing organs connected with the pharynx

{n: Vincent's angina, Vincent's infection, trench mouth} an acute communicable infection of the respiratory tract and mouth marked by ulceration of the mucous membrane

{n: acidity, acidulousness} the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth

{n: alimentary canal, alimentary tract, digestive tube, digestive tract, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract} tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination

{n: aphthous ulcer} a blister on the mucous membranes of the lips or mouth or gastrointestinal tract

{n: arrowworm, chaetognath} any worm of the Chaetognatha; transparent marine worm with horizontal lateral and caudal fins and a row of movable curved spines at each side of the mouth

{n: astringency, astringence} a sharp astringent taste; the taste experience when a substance causes the mouth to pucker

{n: back tooth, posterior} a tooth situated at the back of the mouth

{n: barracuda} any voracious marine fish of the genus Sphyraena having an elongated cylindrical body and large mouth with projecting lower jaw and long strong teeth

{n: beak, bill, neb, nib, pecker} horny projecting mouth of a bird

{n: beak} beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e.g., turtles)

{n: belch, belching, burp, burping, eructation} a reflex that expels wind noisily from the stomach through the mouth

{n: bird louse, biting louse, louse} wingless insect with mouth parts adapted for biting; mostly parasitic on birds

{n: bitter, bitterness} the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth

{n: bit} piece of metal held in horse's mouth by reins and used to control the horse while riding
"the horse was not accustomed to a bit"

{n: blackmouth bass, Synagrops bellus} small marine fish with black mouth and gill cavity

{n: blow, puff} forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth
"he gave his nose a loud blow"
"he blew out all the candles with a single puff"

{n: bog rose, wild pink, dragon's mouth, Arethusa bulbosa} a bog orchid with usually a solitary fragrant magenta pink blossom with a wide gaping corolla; Canada

{n: bowhead, bowhead whale, Greenland whale, Balaena mysticetus} large-mouthed arctic whale

{n: burbot, eelpout, ling, cusk, Lota lota} elongate freshwater cod of northern Europe and Asia and North America having barbels around its mouth

{n: canker, canker sore} an ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth)

{n: cardiopulmonary resuscitation, CPR, cardiac resuscitation, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, kiss of life} an emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac massage and artificial respiration; the first treatment for a person who has collapsed and has no pulse and has stopped breathing; attempts to restore circulation of the blood and prevent death or brain damage due to lack of oxygen

{n: catachresis} strained or paradoxical use of words either in error (as `blatant' to mean `flagrant') or deliberately (as in a mixed metaphor: `blind mouths')

{n: catfish, siluriform fish} any of numerous mostly freshwater bottom-living fishes of Eurasia and North America with barbels like whiskers around the mouth

{n: cheek muscle, buccinator muscle, musculus buccinator} a muscle that flatten the cheek and retracts the angle of the mouth

{n: cheek pouch} a membranous pouch inside the mouth of many rodents (as a gopher)

{n: cheilosis, perleche} a disorder of the lips marked by scaling and fissures at the corners of the mouth; caused by a deficiency of riboflavin

{n: chelicera} either of the first pair of fang-like appendages near the mouth of an arachnid; often modified for grasping and piercing

{n: chew, chewing, mastication, manduction} biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow

{n: consumption, ingestion, intake, uptake} the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)

{n: cork, bottle cork} the plug in the mouth of a bottle (especially a wine bottle)

{n: cytostome} mouth of a protozoan

{n: dipterous insect, two-winged insects, dipteran, dipteron} insects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing

{n: direct transmission} a transmission mechanism in which the infectious agent is transferred directly into the body via touching or biting or kissing or sexual intercourse or by droplets entering the eye or nose or mouth

{n: disgustingness, distastefulness, nauseatingness, sickeningness, unsavoriness} extreme unpalatability to the mouth

{n: doxepin, doxepin hydrochloride, Adapin, Sinequan} a tricyclic antidepressant (trade names Adapin and Sinequan) with numerous side effects (dry mouth and sedation and gastrointestinal disturbances)

{n: drool, dribble, drivel, slobber} saliva spilling from the mouth

{n: eastern narrow-mouthed toad, Gastrophryne carolinensis} small toad of southeastern United States

{n: elixir} a sweet flavored liquid (usually containing a small amount of alcohol) used in compounding medicines to be taken by mouth in order to mask an unpleasant taste

{n: enanthem, enanthema} eruption on a mucous membrane (as the inside of the mouth) occurring as a symptom of a disease

{n: endotracheal tube} a catheter that is inserted into the trachea through the mouth or nose in order to maintain an open air passage or to deliver oxygen or to permit the suctioning of mucus or to prevent aspiration of the stomach contents

{n: entoproct} any of various mosslike aquatic animals usually forming branching colonies; each polyp having a both mouth and anus within a closed ring of tentacles

{n: fauces} the passage between the back of the mouth and the pharynx

{n: feature, lineament} the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
"an expression of pleasure crossed his features"
"his lineaments were very regular"

{n: fish} the flesh of fish used as food
"in Japan most fish is eaten raw"
"after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"
"they have a chef who specializes in fish"

{n: folktale, folk tale} a tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk

{n: foot-and-mouth disease, hoof-and-mouth disease} acute contagious disease of cloven-footed animals marked by ulcers in the mouth and around the hoofs

{n: foulness} disgusting wickedness and immorality
"he understood the foulness of sin"
"his display of foulness deserved severe punishment"
"mouths which speak such foulness must be cleansed"

{n: frogfish} fish having a frog-like mouth with a lure on the snout

{n: frogmouth} insectivorous bird of Australia and southeastern Asia having a wide frog-like mouth

{n: front tooth, anterior} a tooth situated at the front of the mouth
"his malocclusion was caused by malposed anteriors"

{n: funnel} a conically shaped utensil having a narrow tube at the small end; used to channel the flow of substances into a container with a small mouth

{n: gag, muzzle} restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting

{n: gape} a stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open)

{n: gargle, mouthwash} a medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth

{n: gasp, pant} a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open
"she gave a gasp and fainted"

{n: gift horse} a gift (usually of inferior quality) that should be accepted uncritically
"it wasn't much, but don't look a gift horse in the mouth"

{n: goosefish, angler, anglerfish, angler fish, monkfish, lotte, allmouth, Lophius Americanus} fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey

{n: grapevine, pipeline, word of mouth} gossip spread by spoken communication
"the news of their affair was spread by word of mouth"

{n: green adder's mouth, Malaxis-unifolia, Malaxis ophioglossoides} North American orchid having a solitary leaf and flowers with threadlike petals

{n: guttural, guttural consonant, pharyngeal, pharyngeal consonant} a consonant articulated in the back of the mouth or throat

{n: hagfish, hag, slime eels} eellike cyclostome having a tongue with horny teeth in a round mouth surrounded by eight tentacles; feeds on dead or trapped fishes by boring into their bodies

{n: hard palate} the bony part of the roof of the mouth

{n: hard tick, ixodid} ticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head

{n: harmonica, mouth organ, harp, mouth harp} a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole

{n: herpangia} a viral infection (usually in children) marked by sore throat and fever and papules in the mouth and throat and headache and abdominal pain; usually subsides in a short time

{n: hookworm} parasitic bloodsucking roundworms having hooked mouth parts to fasten to the intestinal wall of human and other hosts

{n: hoop snake} any of various harmless North American snakes that were formerly believed to take tail in mouth and roll along like a hoop

{n: huntsman's horn, huntsman's horns, yellow trumpet, yellow pitcher plant, trumpets, Sarracenia flava} pitcher plant of southeastern United States having erect yellow trumpet-shaped pitchers with wide mouths and erect lids

{n: incisor} a tooth for cutting or gnawing; located in the front of the mouth in both jaws

{n: ingesta} solid and liquid nourishment taken into the body through the mouth

{n: jar} a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles

{n: jawfish} small large-mouthed tropical marine fishes common along sandy bottoms; males brood egg balls in their mouths; popular aquarium fishes

{n: jaw} the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth

{n: jaw} the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth

{n: jew's harp, jews' harp, mouth bow} a small lyre-shaped musical instrument that is placed between the teeth and played by twanging a wire tongue while changing the shape of the mouth cavity

{n: jug} a large bottle with a narrow mouth

{n: labial artery, arteria labialis} a branch of the facial artery that supplies the lips of the mouth

{n: labial vein, vena labialis} a vein draining the lips of the mouth

{n: lamprey, lamprey eel, lamper eel} primitive eellike freshwater or anadromous cyclostome having round sucking mouth with a rasping tongue

{n: liman} a long narrow lagoon near the mouth of a river

{n: lingual vein, vena lingualis} a vein that receives blood from the tongue and the floor of the mouth and empties into the internal jugular or the facial vein

{n: lip} fleshy folds of tissue as those surrounding the mouth

{n: lizardfish, snakefish, snake-fish} tropical fishes with large mouths in lizard-like heads; found worldwide

{n: lower jaw, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla, lower jawbone, jawbone, jowl} the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth

{n: margate, Haemulon album} a grunt with a red mouth that is found from Florida to Brazil

{n: megaphone} a cone-shaped acoustic device held to the mouth to intensify and direct the human voice

{n: mentum} a projection below the mouth of certain mollusks that resembles a chin

{n: mojarra} small silvery schooling fishes with protrusible mouths found in warm coastal waters

{n: mouth hole} a hole (as in a ski mask) for the mouth

{n: mouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima oris} the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
"he stuffed his mouth with candy"

{n: mouthbreeder} any of various fishes that carry their eggs and their young in their mouths

{n: mouthful} the quantity that can be held in the mouth

{n: mouthpart} any part of the mouth of an insect or other arthropod especially one adapted to a specific way of feeding

{n: mouthpiece, gumshield} (especially boxing) equipment that protects an athlete's mouth

{n: mouthpiece, mouth} a spokesperson (as a lawyer)

{n: mouthpiece} a part that goes over or into the mouth of a person
"the mouthpiece of a respirator"

{n: mouthpiece} the tube of a pipe or cigarette holder that a smoker holds in the mouth

{n: mouth} a person conceived as a consumer of food
"he has four mouths to feed"

{n: mouth} an opening that resembles a mouth (as of a cave or a gorge)
"he rode into the mouth of the canyon"
"they built a fire at the mouth of the cave"

{n: mouth} the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening
"she wiped lipstick from her mouth"

{n: mouth} the opening of a jar or bottle
"the jar had a wide mouth"

{n: mouth} the point where a stream issues into a larger body of water
"New York is at the mouth of the Hudson"

{n: mustachio, moustachio, handle-bars} a large bushy moustache (with hair growing sometimes down the sides of the mouth)

{n: napkin, table napkin, serviette} a small piece of table linen that is used to wipe the mouth and to cover the lap in order to protect clothing

{n: nasal cavity} either of the two cavities lying between the floor of the cranium and the roof of the mouth and extending from the face to the pharynx

{n: nasal consonant, nasal} a consonant produced through the nose with the mouth closed

{n: noma} acute ulceration of the mucous membranes of the mouth or genitals; often seen in undernourished children

{n: obstruent} a consonant that is produced with a partial or complete blockage of the airflow from the lungs through the nose or mouth

{n: old wives' tale} a bit of lore passed on by word of mouth

{n: oral cancer} malignant neoplasm of the lips of mouth; most common in men over the age of 60

{n: oral smear} alimentary tract smear of material obtained from the mouth

{n: oral stage, oral phase} (psychoanalysis) the first sexual and social stage of an infant's development; the mouth is the focus of the libido and satisfaction comes from suckling and chewing and biting

{n: oral, oral exam, oral examination, viva voce, viva} an examination conducted by word of mouth

{n: oropharynx} cavity formed by the pharynx at the back of the mouth

{n: os} a mouth or mouthlike opening

{n: oxygen mask} a breathing device that is placed over the mouth and nose; supplies oxygen from an attached storage tank

{n: palatability, palatableness} the property of being acceptable to the mouth
<-> unpalatability

{n: palate, roof of the mouth} the upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities

{n: peristome} (botany) fringe of toothlike appendages surrounding the mouth of a moss capsule

{n: peristome} region around the mouth in various invertebrates

{n: pharyngeal reflex, gag reflex} normal reflex consisting of retching; may be produced by touching the soft palate in the back of the mouth

{n: platysma} either of two broad muscles located on either side of the neck and innervated by the facial nerve; extends from lower jaw to clavicle and is involved in moving the mouth and jaw

{n: polyp} one of two forms that coelenterates take e.g. a hydra or coral: usually sedentary and has a hollow cylindrical body usually with a ring of tentacles around the mouth

{n: prosthodontics, prosthodontia} the branch of dentistry dealing with the replacement of teeth and related mouth or jaw structures by artificial devices

{n: purse string} a drawstring used to close the mouth of a purse

{n: relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, nip, tang} the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth

{n: resonance} the quality imparted to voiced speech sounds by the action of the resonating chambers of the throat and mouth and nasal cavities

{n: retroflection, retroflexion} an articulatory gesture made by turning the tip of the tongue back against the roof of the mouth

{n: rhagades} cracks or fissures in the skin (especially around the mouth or anus)

{n: rooting reflex} reflex consisting of head-turning and sucking movements elicited in a normal infant by gently stroking the side of the mouth or cheek

{n: rumen, first stomach} the first compartment of the stomach of a ruminant; here food is collected and returned to the mouth as cud for chewing

{n: rumor, rumour, hearsay} gossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth

{n: saliva, spit, spittle} a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches

{n: salivary duct} a duct through which saliva passes from the salivary gland into the mouth

{n: salivary gland} any of three pairs of glands in the mouth and digestive system that secrete saliva for digestion

{n: salt, saltiness, salinity} the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth

{n: sass, sassing, backtalk, back talk, lip, mouth} an impudent or insolent rejoinder
"don't give me any of your sass"

{n: sculpin} any of numerous spiny large-headed usually scaleless scorpaenoid fishes with broad mouths

{n: scurrility, billingsgate} foul-mouthed or obscene abuse

{n: sea cucumber, holothurian} echinoderm having a flexible sausage-shaped body, tentacles surrounding the mouth and tube feet; free-living mud feeders

{n: sense organ, sensory receptor, receptor} an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
<-> effector

{n: silver spoon, old money} the inherited wealth of established upper-class families
"he was born with a silver spoon in his mouth"
"she is the daughter of old money from Massachusetts"

{n: smile, smiling, grin, grinning} a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement

{n: snipefish, bellows fish} small bottom-dwelling fish of warm seas having a compressed body and a long snout with a toothless mouth

{n: snorkel} breathing device consisting of a bent tube fitting into a swimmer's mouth and extending above the surface; allows swimmer to breathe while face down in the water

{n: soft tick, argasid} tick lacking a dorsal shield and having mouth parts on the under side of the head

{n: soul kiss, deep kiss, French kiss} an openmouthed kiss in which your tongue is inserted into the other's mouth

{n: sour, sourness, tartness} the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth

{n: speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication} (language) communication by word of mouth
"his speech was garbled"
"he uttered harsh language"
"he recorded the spoken language of the streets"

{n: spitter, expectorator} a person who spits (ejects saliva or phlegm from the mouth)

{n: stomatitis} inflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth


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