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mouth off

1. To speak without discretion; to speak too loudly or freely, especially about sensitive topics or information. We would have gotten away with our plan if your dumb cousin hadn't started mouthing off all over town.
2. To sass someone. You're going to get detention again if you keep mouthing off to your teacher.
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mouth off

to speak out of turn; to backtalk. If you mouth off, I will ground you for three weeks. Don't mouth off at me, buster!
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mouth off

1. Complain or express one's opinions loudly and indiscreetly, as in She was always mouthing off about the other members. [Slang; 1960s]
2. Speak impudently, talk back, as in He got in trouble by mouthing off to his teacher. [Slang; 1960s]
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mouth off

v. Slang
To express one's opinions or complaints in a loud, indiscreet manner: Quit mouthing off about what you think is wrong, and go do something about it! Don't mouth off to your parents like that!
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mouth off

in. to give (someone) back talk. If you mouth off, I will ground you for three weeks.
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I'm disappointed Larry said I was just spouting my mouth off,'' Malone said.
Mick McCormick, Viewpark, said: "Kayal looks ridiculous after shouting his mouth off and Lennon should be pulling him aside to sort him out.
You mouth off, why don't you back it up with substance.
I ACCEPT that Villa had to win some time, but how predictable that Mr Mellberg should waste no time in shooting his mouth off again.
Obviously Dave is bitter about how their relationship ended, but why does he have to mouth off like this.
May we all see the day when would-be actresses simply stick to what's written in the script and not mouth off extemporaneously trying to prove they have a brain.
WE'RE only four games into the new SPL season but it's interesting to note that Dundee Utd, St Mirren and Falkirk (the teams whose managers mouth off most about refs) are the three clubs propping up the table.
Ms Aherne might find her life would be more private if she stopped giving interviews, shouting her mouth off and getting hammered in public.
After all, the BBC let him mouth off his own brand of politically correct humour for the best part of two decades.
We didn't want to mouth off and for there to be a circus around it.
Each of these has-beens can't resist the chance to be on camera and to mouth off.
Something Jowell might have remembered before she started shouting her mouth off.
But we can expect the gobby gourmet to mouth off about his recent claim that women can't cook any more and how all the great chefs - in restaurants and at home - are men.
Yes, after spouting his mouth off for months about the Pars board, the Pars pitch and basically anything Pars related, Mr Sunbed finally got what was coming to him in the shape of a right royal horsing from Fife's Finest.
KEANE (To Poll): He's f**king starting, every f**king week he's shouting his f**king mouth off.