- 1mouth something | + speech to move your lips as if you were saying something, but without making a sound He mouthed a few obscenities at us and then moved off.
- 2mouth something | + speech (disapproving) to say something that you do not really feel, believe or understand They're just mouthing empty slogans. Word Origin Old English mūth, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch mond and German Mund, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin mentum
BrE BrE//maʊð//; NAmE NAmE//maʊð//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mouth
BrE BrE//maʊð//; NAmE NAmE//maʊð//he / she / it mouths
BrE BrE//maʊðz//; NAmE NAmE//maʊðz//past simple mouthed
BrE BrE//maʊðd//; NAmE NAmE//maʊðd//past participle mouthed
BrE BrE//maʊðd//; NAmE NAmE//maʊðd//-ing form mouthing
BrE BrE//ˈmaʊðɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaʊðɪŋ//