Definition of Badmouth

1. Verb. Speak unfavorably about. "She badmouths her husband everywhere"




Definition of Badmouth

1. Verb. (informal) To criticize or malign, especially unfairly or spitefully. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Badmouth

1. to criticize [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: criticize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Badmouth

badland
badly
badly-off
badly off
badman
badmash
badmashes
badmen
badminton
badminton court
badminton equipment
badminton racket
badminton rackets
badminton racquet
badmintons
badmouth (current term)
badmouthed
badmouthing
badmouths
badnavirus
badness
badnesses
badonkadonk
badonkadonks
bads
badtempered
badunkadunk
badunkadunks
badware
baed

Literary usage of Badmouth

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Personal Finance by Robert S. Rosefsky (2002)
"... not likely to give you names of any franchisees who will badmouth the company. Seek out all the franchisees within reach, including those who have given ..."

2. Alliance Adrift by Yoichi Funabashi (1999)
"... one of the attendees revealed that "the Chinese officer used 15 minutes of his allotted hour to badmouth the Japanese. . . . Japan is a sneaky country. ..."

3. Changing the Fourth Estate: Essays on South African Journalism by Adrian Hadland (2005)
"Similarly, don't badmouth your colleagues to sources or contacts. It is highly unprofessional and destructive. For those reporters based in Parliament, ..."

4. Mosca: A Factual Fiction by Richard Miller (1997)
"CIA made a deal with the Soviets— the KGB, not to badmouth each other about AIDS, and some other matters.' "He signaled the waiter, ordered dessert. ..."

5. Asymmetric Marketing: Tossing the 'Chasm' in the Age of the Software Superpowers by Joseph E. Bentzel (2006)
"Let me anticipate what you're thinking. "So Mr. Joe B.... you have some set of marketing cojones on you to badmouth Mr. Moore's chasm metaphor, ..."

6. Natures of Mankind Psychology by Jerold Reed, Linda Reed, Linda Reed (2006)
"I have responded badly to you over the last few weeks and I admit that I was wrong to fight, argue, and badmouth you. I admit my feelings of anger, hurt, ..."

7. Some Assembly Required by Thom Singer (2005)
"Regardless of what they say about you, it is in poor form to badmouth your competition. You won't win points by having negative words come out of your mouth ..."

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