down in the mouth

down in the mouth informal unhappy.
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  • Down at the mouth — Mouth Mouth (mouth), n.; pl. {Mouths} (mou[th]z). [OE. mouth, mu[thorn], AS. m[=u][eth]; akin to D. mond, OS. m[=u][eth], G. mund, Icel. mu[eth]r, munnr, Sw. mun, Dan. mund, Goth. mun[thorn]s, and possibly L. mentum chin; or cf. D. muil mouth,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Down in the mouth — Mouth Mouth (mouth), n.; pl. {Mouths} (mou[th]z). [OE. mouth, mu[thorn], AS. m[=u][eth]; akin to D. mond, OS. m[=u][eth], G. mund, Icel. mu[eth]r, munnr, Sw. mun, Dan. mund, Goth. mun[thorn]s, and possibly L. mentum chin; or cf. D. muil mouth,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Down at the mouth — Down Down, a. 1. Downcast; as, a down look. [R.] [1913 Webster] 2. Downright; absolute; positive; as, a down denial. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 3. Downward; going down; sloping; as, a down stroke; a down grade; a down train on a railway.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Down in the mouth — Down Down, a. 1. Downcast; as, a down look. [R.] [1913 Webster] 2. Downright; absolute; positive; as, a down denial. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 3. Downward; going down; sloping; as, a down stroke; a down grade; a down train on a railway.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • down in the mouth — If someone is down in the mouth, they look unhappy or depressed …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • down\ in\ the\ mouth — • down in the dumps • down in the mouth adj. phr. informal Sad or discouraged; gloomy; dejected. The boys were certainly down in the dumps when they heard that their team had lost …   Словарь американских идиом

  • down in the mouth — down at the mouth, informal See unhappy 1) …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • down in the mouth — adjective filled with melancholy and despondency gloomy at the thought of what he had to face gloomy predictions a gloomy silence took a grim view of the economy the darkening mood lonely and blue in a strange city depressed by the loss of his… …   Useful english dictionary

  • down in the mouth —    If someone is down in the mouth, they look unhappy or depressed.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    When someone is down in the mouth, they look unhappy, discouraged or depressed.     You look a bit down in the mouth. What s the matter? …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • down in the mouth — adjective Sad or discouraged, especially as indicated by ones facial appearance. Is the old un here? asked the robber. Yes, replied the voice, and precious down in the mouth he has been. Syn: dejected, disheartened, dispirited …   Wiktionary


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