Definition of wide-mouthed in English:

wide-mouthed

adjective

  • 1Especially of a container or receptacle: having a wide opening.

  • 2Of a person or animal: having a wide mouth.

  • 3Having the mouth wide open, or opening the mouth wide, in order to eat or swallow; (hence) voracious, devouring, destructive.

  • 4Of a person.

  • 5Of a person's verbal or facial expression, emotion, etc.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Becon (1512/13–1567), theologian and Church of England clergyman. From wide + mouthed.

Pronunciation

wide-mouthed

/ˈwʌɪdmaʊðd//ˈwʌɪdmaʊθt/