Meaning of mouthful


Pronunciation: (mouth'fool"), [key]
— pl. -fuls.
  1. the amount a mouth can hold.
  2. the amount taken into the mouth at one time.
  3. a small quantity.
  4. a spoken remark of great truth, relevance, effectiveness, etc.: You said a mouthful!
  5. a long word or group of words, esp. one that is hard to pronounce.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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