Mouthful

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Noun

Mouthful (plural Mouthfuls or mouthsful)
  1. The amount that will fit in a mouth.
    • He swallowed a mouthful of sea water when he fell in.
  2. (slang) Quite a bit.
    • You said a mouthful.
  3. Something difficult to pronounce or say.
    • "She sells sea shells" is a bit of a mouthful to say.
    • 2010, Alexander Irvine, Iron Man 2: The Junior Novel, page 77
      "Tony, I'm the executive director of S.H.I.E.L.D., the Strategic Homeland Intelligence, Enforcement, and Logistics Division," explained Fury.
      Tony nodded. [] "Want a tip? Fire your namer of things, because that's a mouthful."

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