Definitions for: Mouthpiece


[n] the aperture of a wind instrument into which the player blows directly
[n] the tube of a pipe or cigarette holder that a smoker holds in the mouth
[n] an acoustic device; the part of a telephone into which a person speaks
[n] (especially boxing) equipment that protects an athlete's mouth
[n] a part that goes over or into the mouth of a person; "the mouthpiece of a respirator"
[n] (informal) a spokesperson (as a lawyer)



Webster (1913) Definition: Mouth"piece`, n.
1. The part of a musical or other instrument to which the
mouth is applied in using it; as, the mouthpiece of a
bugle, or of a tobacco pipe.

2. An appendage to an inlet or outlet opening of a pipe or
vessel, to direct or facilitate the inflow or outflow of a
fluid.

3. One who delivers the opinion of others or of another; a
spokesman; as, the mouthpiece of his party.



Egmont was imprudent enough to make himself the mouthpiece
of their remonstrance. --Motley.

Synonyms: embouchure, gumshield, mouth

See Also: acoustic device, aperture, cigarette holder, inhalator, interpreter, phone, pipe, representative, respirator, spokesperson, sporting goods, sports equipment, telephone, telephone set, tobacco pipe, tube, tubing, voice, wind, wind instrument

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