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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)


Synonymsmouth


Broader (hypernym)interpreter, representative, spokesperson, voice


Domain usagecolloquialism

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


Synonymsgumshield


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


Synonymsembouchure


Broader (hypernym)aperture


Part meronymwind, wind instrument









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