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See definition of poor-mouth on Dictionary.com
  • as inbelittle
  • as indecry
  • as indemean
  • as indeprecate
  • as inminimize
  • as insmear

synonyms for poor-mouth

  • criticize
  • decry
  • deride
  • discredit
  • disparage
  • downplay
  • scorn
  • underestimate
  • deprecate
  • depreciate
  • derogate
  • diminish
  • discount
  • downgrade
  • knock
  • lower
  • minimize
  • pan
  • rip
  • roast
  • slam
  • smear
  • trivialize
  • underrate
  • undervalue
  • bad-mouth
  • cut down to size
  • cut to the quick
  • dispraise
  • dump on
  • pooh pooh
  • put down
  • run down
  • scoff at
  • shoot down
  • shoot full of holes
  • sneer at
  • take a swipe at
  • take down
  • take down a peg
  • tear down
  • write off

antonyms for poor-mouth

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  • approve
  • commend
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • laud
  • praise
  • enlarge
  • increase
  • overestimate
  • overrate
  • overvalue
  • raise
  • upgrade
  • build up
  • exaggerate
  • value
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How to use poor-mouth in a sentence

Poor Squinty ran and tried to hide under the straw, for he knew the boy was talking about him.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Aristide washed and powdered Jean himself, the landlord lounging by, pipe in mouth, administering suggestions.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He did believe you, more or less, and what you said fell in with his own impressions—strange impressions that they were, poor man!
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
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
In withdrawing aside sorrow remaineth: and the substance of the poor is according to his heart.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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 poor must look to the brightness of a future world for the consolation that they were denied in this.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Y was a Youth, that did not love school; Z was a Zany, a poor harmless fool.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
W was a Watchman, and guarded the door; X was expensive, and so became poor.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
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