Meaning of BAD-MOUTH in English

ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌmau̇th, -th transitive verb

Etymology: English dialect bad mouth , noun, curse, spell, translation of a West African phrase like Vai dàn y àmà curse, literally, bad mouth

: to criticize severely : make disparaging remarks about

• bad-mouth·er -ə(r) noun

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