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mouthful

mouth·ful

mouthful

 
pronunciation:
maUth fl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: as much as the mouth is capable of containing.
similar words:
gulp
definition 2: as much as is normally taken into the mouth at one time; bite or sip.
similar words:
bite, taste
definition 3: a word or phrase that is very long or difficult to pronounce.
definition 4: a comment that is important, perceptive, or full of meaning.
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The word mouthful contains the following part:
-ful2 Old English noun-forming suffix that means an amount that fills
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The suffix -ful2 attaches to native English nouns denoting containers to form amount nouns.