Definitions for hand to mouth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hand-to-mouth(a)(adverb)

    providing only bare essentials

    "a hand-to-mouth existence"

  2. hand to mouth(adverb)

    with barely enough money for immediate needs

    "they lived form hand to mouth"

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tolle Furegard:

    We live from hand to mouth, and we have for a long time now.


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