mouthpiece: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mouth'pēs"), [key]
— n.
  1. a piece placed at or forming the mouth, as of a receptacle or tube.
  2. a piece or part, as of an instrument, to which the mouth is applied or which is held in the mouth: the mouthpiece of a trumpet.
  3. the part of a bit or bridle, as for a horse, that passes through the animal's mouth.
  4. a person, newspaper, etc., that conveys the opinions or sentiments of others; spokesperson.
  5. a lawyer, esp. a criminal lawyer.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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