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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [blab-er-mouth]
    • /ˈblæb ərˌmaʊθ/
    • /ˈblæb.ə.maʊθ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [blab-er-mouth]
    • /ˈblæb ərˌmaʊθ/

Definitions of blabbermouth word

  • noun blabbermouth a person who talks too much or indiscreetly 3
  • noun blabbermouth a person who blabs 3
  • noun plural blabbermouth a person who talks too much, especially indiscreetly. 1
  • noun blabbermouth tactless or indiscreet person 1
  • noun blabbermouth a gossip. 0

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Origin of blabbermouth

First appearance:

before 1935
One of the 8% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1935-40; blabber + mouth

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Parts of speech for Blabbermouth


blabbermouth popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

blabbermouth usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for blabbermouth

noun blabbermouth

  • chatterbox — A chatterbox is someone who talks a lot.
  • gossipmonger — a person especially fond of or addicted to gossiping.
  • windbag — Informal. an empty, voluble, pretentious talker.
  • squealer — a somewhat prolonged, sharp, shrill cry, as of pain, fear, or surprise.
  • gossiper — idle talk or rumor, especially about the personal or private affairs of others: the endless gossip about Hollywood stars.

Top questions with blabbermouth

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