Usage examples for mouthful

  1. When you stop to remember that neither of them had had so much as a single mouthful of food since long before Thanksgiving Day you will understand how hungry they were. – The Tale of Billy Woodchuck by Arthur Scott Bailey
  2. Perhaps a mouthful of food would come his way. – Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  3. Here I must work early and late, and if I turn out of the road to get a mouthful of grass, I am beaten soundly. – Fifty Fabulous Fables by Lida Brown McMurry
  4. He would sigh and break off a mouthful of bread, which he would then chew slowly. – Original Short Stories, Volume 12 (of 13) by Guy de Maupassant Last Updated: February 13, 2009
  5. I am going to the Lust in Rust, for a mouthful of better air. – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  6. A mouthful of water was given to the animals, and they again started at a brisk pace. – The Golden Canyon Contents: The Golden Canyon; The Stone Chest by G. A. Henty
  7. I just seized the cup and spoon, and the next moment I was wolfing down a huge mouthful of warm bread and milk that seemed to me the most perfect thing I had ever tasted. – A Rogue by Compulsion by Victor Bridges
  8. So she is, a whole mouthful. – Wilt Thou Torchy by Sewell Ford
  9. The Queen was amazed at the folly of the poor girl, who although she was all in rags would nevertheless give up such riches for a mere whim; however, she resolved to take the good mouthful offered her, and, by giving Pintosmalto a sleeping- draught, to satisfy the poor girl but pay her in bad coin. – Stories from Pentamerone by Giambattista Basile
  10. The old man had not time to eat even a mouthful of black bread before she had driven him out into the snow. – Old Peter's Russian Tales by Arthur Ransome
  11. It swallowed every thing whole, and on one occasion took, at one mouthful, a leg of mutton weighing five or six pounds. – Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
  12. He blew a mouthful of smoke into the air and watched it drifting toward the door with apparent interest. – Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding Davis
  13. The twins had felt small liking for their food before, now each mouthful seemed to choke them. – Prudence of the Parsonage by Ethel Hueston
  14. I've had nothing today besides a mouthful of breakfast, and when I've paid my rent I shall have a solitary tanner left; but I 'ope you gents are not down here with a view of getting a poor chap into trouble? – The Mystery of the Four Fingers by Fred M. White
  15. The little boy put his mouthful of bread in his cheek so that he could speak. – The Doers by William John Hopkins
  16. When he had swallowed a second mouthful of wine- which cleared his eyes as by magic- the man urged him to eat. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  17. No. I've had a good look round, and as soon as we've had a mouthful we'll be off. – A Dash from Diamond City by George Manville Fenn
  18. A large fish does not care to move except for a good mouthful. – Prose Idylls by Charles Kingsley