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
References in classic literature ?
he raised his bare foot and ran his mouth along the toes, like one playing on a barbaric instrument.
It's somebody who has low power that ran his mouth, said Riley, referring to Katz.
7 Texas A&M 52, Rice 31: After serving his first-half suspension, Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel threw three TD passes and scrambled for 19 yards -- ran his mouth a bit, too -- as Texas A&M posted a lopsided win over visiting Rice.
Meanwhile, Nelson moved back to New York, where he's since mended fences with manager Joe Torre after - surprise - he ran his mouth off in 2000 and 2001 when Torre omitted him from the All-Star team.
not only threw his punches but he also ran his mouth.