Topic: FOOD


mouth‧ful [countable]
1DF an amount of food or drink that you put into your mouth at one time:
Michael told his story between mouthfuls.
mouthful of
Betty drank a mouthful of beer.
He took a mouthful of his pudding.

(a bit of) a mouthful

informal a long word or phrase that is difficult to say:
Her real name is a bit of a mouthful, so we just call her Dee.

give somebody a mouthful

informal especially British English to speak angrily to someone, often swearing at them

say a mouthful

American English informal to say a lot of true and important things about something in a few words

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