1. mouthful

noun. ['ˈmaʊθˌfʊl'] the quantity that can be held in the mouth.


  • failure


  • -ful (English)
  • mouth (English)
  • mouth (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Mouthful

  • bagful
  • handful
  • pocketful
  • roomful
  • spoonful

Sentences with mouthful

1. Noun, singular or mass
This is difficult to do without getting a mouthful of sanding dust.

2. Adjective
Or, if that's too much of a mouthful, cherry eye.

Quotes about mouthful

1. In France, a chemist named Pilatre de Rozier tested the flammability of hydrogen by gulping a mouthful and blowing across an open flame, proving at a stroke that hydrogen is indeed explosively combustible and that eyebrows are not necessarily a permanent feature of one's face.
- Bill Bryson, A Short History of Nearly Everything

2. mouthful

noun. ['ˈmaʊθˌfʊl'] a small amount eaten or drunk.


  • bite
  • bit
  • small indefinite quantity
  • small indefinite amount
  • helping
  • sup
  • taste
  • swallow
  • morsel
  • serving


  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success


  • -ful (English)
  • mouth (English)
  • mouth (Middle English (1100-1500))