run (one's) mouth

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run (one's) mouth

To talk profusely, especially in an antagonizing way. Don't worry about him. He likes to run his mouth, but he won't do anything. If she keeps running her mouth at the referee, she's going to be ejected from this game. Every time I go down to the warehouse, Lonnie is there running his mouth. I don't know how the other guys can stand to hear him talking all day.
See also: mouth, run
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Well, you can run for the school board, run the motor of your car, run a flag up a pole, run up your debts, run your stocking, run your mouth, run a fence around a property, run an idea past a colleague, run an antagonist through with your sword, run an ad in a newspaper, run into a childhood friend, never run out of meanings for run--and your nose can run and your feet can smell.
CAUSE if you run your mouth and brag about this secret rendezvous, I will hunt you down.
Do not run your mouth to mutual friends, teammates, classmates or anyone else associated with both of you.
If you can run your mouth to distract your opponent and also be a success doing it -- that's a helluva deal right there.
Ricci said most of the reaction was negative, although "some people told me that what I wrote was true but, when you run your mouth for a living, you can expect to take flak.
Taking out the trash: If you're going to run your mouth, it's generally advisable to back it up.