Meaning of foul-mouthed in English:


Pronunciation /ˌfaʊlˈmaʊθd/

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  • Using or characterized by a great deal of bad language.

    ‘a foul-mouthed cop’
    • ‘He takes no prisoners when it comes to his children's shortcomings (‘all around us are foul-mouthed, obnoxious children like my son’), although there is little discussion of his own.’
    • ‘She made the character coarse, foul-mouthed end utterly believable - but with a sad side which made me feel some sympathy with her.’
    • ‘This year alone he's called Hollywood producers ‘idiots’, and his neighbours have called him a ‘rude, foul-mouthed, fat old man’.’
    • ‘They are knowing, foul-mouthed, abusive, little thugs who entertain themselves baiting residents as an alternative to the many pursuits they could follow.’
    • ‘All around us are foul-mouthed obnoxious children like my son.’
    • ‘It is so illogical, ugly and foul-mouthed that it almost suggests a deliberate subversive subtext aimed at exposing the nurtured helplessness of today's cinema-going public.’
    • ‘I will in future regard your writings and opinions as the product of an offensive and foul-mouthed individual.’
    • ‘I would suggest that harassment and bullying by officials of individuals and groups they do not like is every bit as offensive as any drunken and foul-mouthed abuse in the street.’
    • ‘You know, if an umpire were ruling on this one, he'd call it foul for foul-mouthed.’
    • ‘Television close-ups of players clearly shouting foul-mouthed abuse after controversial moments in games is copied by children, according to Martin Ward, deputy general secretary of the Secondary Heads Association.’
    • ‘Frustrations, particularly those created by what he perceives as unjust treatment from match officials, can induce paranoid reactions that are too riddled with foul-mouthed bitterness to be euphemised as boyish petulance.’
    • ‘No only must Brown suffer the protracted companionship of this foul-mouthed jogger, he must endure it knowing that each of their encounters, once committed to the diary, represents a contribution to the Campbell pension fund.’
    • ‘She said: ‘I was walking home through Sussex Square when we were approached by three foul-mouthed girls.’’
    • ‘While Matthau gives a complex (if infuriating) performance as a decrepit, foul-mouthed alcoholic who is still a much-loved father figure, the rest of the cast are sadly underused.’
    • ‘He is likely to be penalised for a foul-mouthed tirade and aggressive behaviour towards referee Stuart Dougal and his assistant James Bee following his dismissal at the conclusion of last month's Old Firm match at Ibrox.’
    • ‘The journey was quite tremendous for working off hangovers - both mine and that of a foul-mouthed Brummie from the bar-crawl, with the thoughtful attachment of a cool-box full of fluids to one of the vehicles.’
    • ‘A Southampton teacher and union spokesman has lifted the lid on the dangers in schools where foul-mouthed abuse is ‘part of everyday life’ and pupils fight with vicious gadgets.’
    • ‘A councillor has quit a carnival committee after a foul-mouthed tirade against a children's motorcycle display team was accidentally broadcast over a public address system.’
    • ‘It looks extraordinarily brooding: the rock-and-steel architecture, scrawled with foul-mouthed inmate graffiti, is both threatening and lovely.’
    • ‘It is proposed that first-time offenders will be forced to use a swear box and following repeated swearing offences managers will be authorised to ask foul-mouthed drinkers to leave the premises.’
    vulgar, crude, coarse
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