Definition of loudmouth in US English:



  • A person who tends to talk too much in an offensive or tactless way.

    ‘the bar had its fair share of loudmouths and drunks’
    • ‘Additional participants can be brought in while a call is in progress, and loudmouths can be muted with a mouse-click.’
    • ‘Time and increasing exposure has shown him to be a loudmouth crybaby, gutless hypocrite, economic buffoon, geopolitical imbecile, and possessed of the emotional fortitude of a ten-year-old.’
    • ‘The most quiet and reserved people may become deranged loudmouths when they sit behind the keyboard, staying up until dawn and conducting angry debates on discussion boards with total strangers.’
    • ‘No longer viewed as sad little loudmouths, bleating away to nobody in particular, we're getting respect.’
    • ‘I had to be a loudmouth and spout off against this policy a few weeks ago.’
    • ‘Yes, he has a loudmouth father who makes outrageous comments.’
    • ‘Aside from occasional problems represented by political loudmouths, the country represents a good example of this.’
    • ‘He can be a bit of a loudmouth, he's loud, he's gregarious, he's not discreet.’
    • ‘It gives people like him a duty to investigate a noise nuisance, and if he finds sufficient evidence, he's obliged to serve a noise abatement notice on the loudmouths responsible, requiring them to belt up.’
    • ‘He was in a famous band for a couple of years but now he's a famous loudmouth.’
    • ‘He certainly changed from school - he was a bit of a loudmouth and got really arrogant.’
    • ‘And what he does say contains all the insight of a saloon-bar loudmouth.’
    • ‘He's certainly entertaining and all, but he's also one of those people I just don't have any desire to try to explain the whole thing to, and even if he were he's too much of a loudmouth for me to tell him anything whatsoever about my life.’
    • ‘He is a loudmouth who doesn't trust anyone.’
    • ‘On the liberal side, I'd add Laurie, who's a loudmouth in the best sense of the word.’
    • ‘I have a lot of loudmouths working for me, so I get feedback.’
    • ‘Besides, you're always going to get loudmouths.’
    • ‘Above all, steer clear of bullies and loudmouths.’
    • ‘It contains 300 million people, 50 states, thousands of school districts, cities, and towns, millions of companies, and far too many loudmouths - many of them with their own radio and TV shows.’
    • ‘It would be much more productive to ignore the loudmouths and engage the moderate majority which actually is open to honest debate.’
    braggart, boaster, blusterer, swaggerer
    gossip, gossipmonger, scandalmonger, blabbermouth, blabber, busybody, chatterer, prattler, babbler
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