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English noun: mouthpiece

1. mouthpiece (artifact) a part that goes over or into the mouth of a person

SamplesThe mouthpiece of a respirator.

Broader (hypernym)aperture

Part meronyminhalator, respirator

2. mouthpiece (artifact) an acoustic device; the part of a telephone into which a person speaks

Broader (hypernym)acoustic device

Part meronymphone, telephone, telephone set

3. mouthpiece (person) a spokesperson (as a lawyer)


Broader (hypernym)interpreter, representative, spokesperson, voice

Domain usagecolloquialism

4. mouthpiece (artifact) (especially boxing) equipment that protects an athlete's mouth


Broader (hypernym)sports equipment

Domain categoryboxing, fisticuffs, pugilism

5. mouthpiece (artifact) the tube of a pipe or cigarette holder that a smoker holds in the mouth

Broader (hypernym)tube, tubing

Part meronymcigarette holder, pipe, tobacco pipe

6. mouthpiece (artifact) the aperture of a wind instrument into which the player blows directly


Broader (hypernym)aperture

Part meronymwind, wind instrument

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