mouth off

mouth off
mouth off [v] talk back answer back, come back at, sass, sass back, wise off; concepts 44,52

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  • mouth off — verb talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner • Syn: ↑rant, ↑jabber, ↑spout, ↑rabbit on, ↑rave • Derivationally related forms: ↑raver (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mouth off — 1. in. to give (someone) back talk. □ If you mouth off, I will ground you for three weeks. □ Don’t mouth off at me, buster! 2. in. to speak out of turn. □ on’t just mouth off. Wait your turn. □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • mouth off — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms mouth off : present tense I/you/we/they mouth off he/she/it mouths off present participle mouthing off past tense mouthed off past participle mouthed off informal to give your opinions about something in a… …   English dictionary

  • mouth off — to complain or say what you think without showing respect for others. I hate it when celebrities mouth off about their loss of privacy. Mike has a reputation for mouthing off at the worst possible moments …   New idioms dictionary

  • mouth off — verb a) To complain or otherwise express oneself in a loud, immoderate manner. b) To talk impudently, especially to ones superior. Syn: shoot ones mouth off …   Wiktionary

  • mouth off — tell a secret, talk about private information    Why did you mouth off about the accident? I was going to tell Dad …   English idioms

  • mouth off (at something) — ˌmouth ˈoff (at/about sth) derived (informal) to talk or complain loudly about sth Main entry: ↑mouthderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • mouth off (about something) — ˌmouth ˈoff (at/about sth) derived (informal) to talk or complain loudly about sth Main entry: ↑mouthderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • mouth off — informal 1) he was mouthing off about politics again Syn: rant, spout, declaim, sound off 2) the students mouthed off to their teacher Syn: talk insolently, be disrespectful …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • mouth off — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. spout off, vociferate, vituperate, harangue, taunt, rant, rave, sass, *wise off …   English dictionary for students

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