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.
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Some need stop running their mouth and get that fat [expletive] on a treadmill.
"They were running their mouth all week," linebacker Troy Dye said.
And you hear some of them running their mouths as they speak on non-issues.
Instead of the flamboyant and undisciplined Jefferson Koiyee, Mulbah Morlu and others running their mouths everyday and not making any sense, George Weah must take the lead and articulate his policies with sense and clarity to the nation.
"This is not the way we want to celebrate such a dominant performance but when you talk about people's country, family and religion and intentionally try to kill someone like he said and the cornermen running their mouths after, this is the fight game & s**t happens.
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.
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.