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foot-in-mouth

See definition of foot-in-mouth on Dictionary.com
  • as ininappropriate
  • as inincautious

synonyms for foot-in-mouth

  • disproportionate
  • improper
  • incorrect
  • irrelevant
  • tasteless
  • unseemly
  • unsuitable
  • wrong
  • bad form
  • garbage
  • ill-fitted
  • ill-suited
  • ill-timed
  • inapplicable
  • inapropos
  • incongruous
  • inconsonant
  • indecorous
  • inept
  • left-field
  • malapropos
  • off
  • out of line
  • out of place
  • unbecoming
  • unbefitting
  • undue
  • unfit
  • unfitting
  • unmeet
  • unseasonable
  • untimely
  • way off
  • wrong-number
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antonyms for foot-in-mouth

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  • appropriate
  • correct
  • decent
  • fitting
  • good
  • moral
  • proper
  • right
  • suitable
  • OK
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How to use foot-in-mouth in a sentence

The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
Aristide washed and powdered Jean himself, the landlord lounging by, pipe in mouth, administering suggestions.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Sol got up, slowly; took a backward step into the yard; filled his lungs, opened his mouth, made his eyes round.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
I find myself chained to the foot of a woman, my noble Cornelia would despise!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
We had now approached closely to the foot of the mountain-ranges, and their lofty summits were high above us in mid-air.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
But such a thing had, nevertheless, come quite glibly out of her mouth, and she knew not why.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Miss Smith immediately rises from the table, puts up her dear little mouth to her papa to be kissed.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
The word of the law shall be fulfilled without a lie, and wisdom shall be made plain in the mouth of the faithful.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Here the speaker, putting her hand before her mouth, coughed again, and looked affectionately at the elder Mr. Weller.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
We see the whole land, even if but at a distance, instead of being limited merely to the spot where our foot treads.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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