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mouthpiece

mouth·piece

mouthpiece

 
pronunciation:
maUth pis
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a part or extension of any apparatus, used in connection with the mouth, to transmit air, speech, sound, or the like.
a telephone mouthpiecea clarinet mouthpiece
 
definition 2: a protective device to be fitted into the mouth over the teeth.
definition 3: a person or medium that communicates in another's stead; agent; spokesperson.
He used me as his mouthpiece.
similar words:
organ, spokesperson
definition 4: (slang) an attorney, esp. for criminal defense.
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