a placed at or forming the , as of a receptacle or tube.
a or part, as of an instrument, to which the is applied or which is held in the :
the mouthpiece of a trumpet.
the part of a bit or bridle, as for a horse, that passes through the animal’s .
a person, newspaper, etc., that conveys the opinions or sentiments of others; spokesperson.
Slang. a lawyer, especially a criminal lawyer.
the part of a wind instrument into which the player blows
the part of a telephone receiver into which a person speaks
the part of a container forming its mouth
a person who acts as a spokesman, as for an organization
a publication, esp a periodical, expressing the official views of an organization
(boxing) another name for gumshield
also mouth-piece, 1680s, “casting fitted on an open end of a pipe, etc.,” from mouth (n.) + piece (n.). Meaning “piece of a musical instrument that goes in the mouth” is from 1776. Sense of “one who speaks on behalf of others” is from 1805; in the specific sense of “lawyer” it is first found 1857.
adjective 1. designating a method of artificial respiration involving blowing air rhythmically into the mouth of a person who has stopped breathing, to stimulate return of spontaneous breathing
- Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
[mouth-tuh-mouth] /ˈmaʊθ təˈmaʊθ/ noun 1. a method of artificial respiration in which a person rhythmically blows air into the victim’s lungs, either directly, by placing the mouth over the patient’s, or through a tube. mouth-to-mouth resuscitation n. A technique used to resuscitate a person who has stopped breathing, in which the rescuer presses his or […]
[mouth-wawsh, -wosh] /ˈmaʊθˌwɔʃ, -ˌwɒʃ/ noun 1. a solution, often containing antiseptic, astringent, and breath-sweetening agents, used for cleansing the and teeth, and for gargling. /ˈmaʊθˌwɒʃ/ noun 1. a medicated aqueous solution, used for gargling and for cleansing the mouth n. also mouth-wash, 1840, from mouth (n.) + wash (n.). mouthwash mouth·wash (mouth’wŏsh’) n. A medicated […]
[mouth-waw-ter-ing, -wot-er-] /ˈmaʊθˌwɔ tər ɪŋ, -ˌwɒt ər-/ adjective 1. very appetizing in appearance, aroma, or description: a mouth-watering dessert. /ˈmaʊθˌwɔːtərɪŋ/ adjective 1. whetting the appetite, as from smell, appearance, or description adj. 1822, from mouth (n.) + water (v.).