openmouthed openmouthed


  • (adj) with eyes or mouth open in surprise



  1. Visitors stood openmouthed in front of a photo that showed cars parked on a rooftop, bewildered about how they got there.
  2. In a move so unconventional that it left Detroit openmouthed.


  • But, as Mark Kurlansky writes in his book "Cod": "If ever there were a fish made to endure, it is the Atlantic cod -- the common fish. But it has among its predators man, an openmouthed species greedier than cod."
    on Sep 19, 2005 By: Mark Kurlansky Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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