how to pronounce mouthing


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mouthing is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of mouthing in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… they're always bad-mouthing and this …”

meanings of mouthing


  1. Ranting; passionate speech devoid of meaning.
  2. The act of forming a shape with the mouth, especially as part of sign language.


  1. Present participle of mouth.

mouthing frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mouthing occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics mouthing can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that mouthing can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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