mouthpiece mouthpiece  /ˈmaʊθ ˌpis/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a part that goes over or into the mouth of a person
  2. (n) an acoustic device; the part of a telephone into which a person speaks
  3. (n) a spokesperson (as a lawyer)
  4. (n) (especially boxing) equipment that protects an athlete's mouth
  5. (n) the tube of a pipe or cigarette holder that a smoker holds in the mouth
  6. (n) the aperture of a wind instrument into which the player blows directly

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Buenos Aires' great independent newspaper La Prensa, killed by President Pern last spring, is to begin a new existence this month as the mouthpiece of Pern's General.
  2. Moses the mouthpiece of God, Moses the conquering hero, Charlton Heston in that terrible movie.
  3. These women began to speak for themselves, and I kind of became a mouthpiece for them rather than me speaking through them.

News

  • Halloran spokesperson latest top aide to jump ship

    The mouthpiece for indicted Councilmember Dan Halloran has quit his post, The Courier has learned. Kevin Ryan, 37, resigned Friday as the lawmaker’s director of communications. He worked for Halloran for nearly one year. “I have greatly enjoyed working for the City Council, especially in the unique 19th District,” Ryan said in a statement. “I am [...]
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Queens Courier

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Quotes

  1. "This type of fight calls for a knockout," said De La Hoya, who has fought as high as 160 pounds. "I may box, but if Manny Pacquiao hits me with a good shot, let's fight. Bite into my mouthpiece and let's get down to it."
    on Dec 3, 2008 By: Oscar De La Hoya Source: USA Today

  2. "There were many different layers to the makeup, including a mouthpiece that held my mouth all the way back," Brolin says, demonstrating by hooking his finger in his mouth and pulling.
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Josh Brolin Source: Kansas City Star

  3. "When you have a concussion or something, a new mouthpiece always fits tighter and you get a better grip on it," Porter said. "He had a mouthpiece, but he just wanted another one. A brand new one is harder. The old one, you tend to chew on...
    on Sep 20, 2007 By: Joey Porter Source: SportingNews.com

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