What does mouthful mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mouthful(noun)

    the quantity that can be held in the mouth

  2. taste, mouthful(noun)

    a small amount eaten or drunk

    "take a taste--you'll like it"


  1. mouthful(Noun)

    The amount that will fit in a mouth.

  2. mouthful(Noun)

    Quite a bit.

  3. mouthful(Noun)

    Something difficult to pronounce or say.

  4. mouthful(Noun)

    A tirade of abusive language (especially in the term "give someone a mouthful")

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mouthful(noun)

    as much as is usually put into the mouth at one time

  2. Mouthful(noun)

    hence, a small quantity

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mouthful in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mouthful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of mouthful in a Sentence

  1. Anne Frank:

    They mustn't know my despair, I can't let them see the wounds which they have caused, I couldn't bear their sympathy and their kind-hearted jokes, it would only make me want to scream all the more. If I talk, everyone thinks I'm showing off; when I'm silent they think I'm ridiculous; rude if I answer, sly if I get a good idea, lazy if I'm tired, selfish if I eat a mouthful more than I should, stupid, cowardly, crafty, etc. etc.

  2. James R. Angell:

    The primary purpose of education is not to teach you to earn your bread, but to make every mouthful sweeter.

  3. Francis de Sales:

    It is the mark of a mean, vulgar and ignoble spirit to dwell on the thought of food before meal times or worse to dwell on it afterwards, to discuss it and wallow in the remembered pleasures of every mouthful. Those whose minds dwell before dinner on the spit, and after on the dishes, are fit only to be scullions.

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