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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Some need stop running their mouth and get that fat [expletive] on a treadmill.
Then you've got somebody running their mouth, too, and you're ready to kill him.
They were running their mouth all week," linebacker Troy Dye said.
But instead of apologizing for what Will did, Lala tries to justify his cousin's decision to kidnap Jefferson's daughters, claiming that Anissa and Jennifer "have been running their mouths to the police.
Since then, they have been running from pillar to post, running their mouths, bellyaching.
But what bothers me even more than the legal game of Twister Roberts played to get from Point A to Point B back to A again is the steady stream of unnamed sources running their mouths about what went on in chambers over the last several months.
Though Israeli officials complain that the Palestinians are running their mouths to reporters while they keep quiet, Netanyahu doesn't miss an opportunity to cast PA President Mahmoud Abbas as the main obstacle to a two-state solution.
People running their mouths but doing nothing on the basketball court should be quiet,'' Cassell said.
including a one-armed murderer (Delroy Lindo), a conspiracy theorist/black historian (the superbly calm Jeffrey Wright), a transvestite, a lot of older men running their mouths, and Bill (Terrence Dashon Howard), Nanny's husband, who's 17 years younger than she is and still acts like he's single.
I'm also pissed off about posers sporting Transworld mags and running their mouths about Thrasher saying it sucks.
Only a couple of months ago these pages brimmed with irate letters from my fellow Republicans criticizing actors for running their mouths with political opinions.
UCLA players, who wouldn't seem to have any reason to talk as they're mired in their worst season since World War II, nevertheless are getting in trouble for running their mouths.
They're a perfect team,'' Shaquille O'Neal said, ``at running their mouths, and not backing it up.