Definitions for hand-to-mouth
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providing only bare essentials
"a hand-to-mouth existence"
hand to mouth(adverb)
with barely enough money for immediate needs
"they lived form hand to mouth"
having barely enough to survive, being close to poverty
Origin: from the idiomatic phrase live from hand to mouth
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We live from hand to mouth, and we have for a long time now.
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