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run off at the mouth

run off at the mouth

Date: Jul 15 2010

Quote

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“I hope that I don’t run off at the mouth and say something stupid.”

- Twilight star Kristen Stewart on her fear of public speaking. (Us Weekly)

Definition

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talk too much; babble

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Actors are paid to perform. So it’s hard to imagine an actress as famous as Kristen Stewart, star of the Twilight movies, getting nervous about talking to people. But when an actor is on camera, she knows exactly what she is supposed to say, since she has a script. There is little chance that she’ll get nervous or confused and start to run off at the mouth.

When you run off at the mouth, you talk too much or babble. You might not make sense, or you might say something silly or weird. Think of a mouth that is so out of control, it is practically running away. Or imagine words running out of your mouth without any sort of filter. That’s what it means to run off at the mouth.

Run off at the mouth isn’t the only expression that you can use to talk about someone who talks too much. A motor mouth is someone who runs off at the mouth all the time. So is a chatty Cathy. You might say that someone who runs off at the mouth blathers, blurts, or babbles.

Do you ever run off at the mouth? Is there someone in your life who runs off at the mouth all the time?

Examples

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“Kendra runs off at the mouth too much.”

“It’s so annoying when Joe runs off at the mouth and doesn’t listen.”

“Every time I talk to my sister on the phone, she runs off at the mouth and I can’t hang up for at least an hour.”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

talk all the time ceaselessly ~
by chuanchuan1986
Gellerke say sg stupid by accident
by Gellerke
to talk incessantly, esp about unimportant matters
by Miss Talant
shahrukh run off at the mouth,, i think it means confused. so the sentence will be i hope that i will not be confused and say something stupid
by shahrukh
Abai means to talk a lot without saying anything important.For example: He is too one of these politicians who run off at the mouth.
by Abai
drmoccy have a slip of tongue
by drmoccy
just like, "I hope I don't talk a lot and say something stupid" run off at the mouth conveys the idea of one who talks when he or she should be quiet. "How could I speak my mind if he ran off at the mouth?"
by superbchuck7
Jak07 to say something unintentionally
by Jak07
I guess it means that saying something qiuckly and without thinking.
by pilihuangjian
yujiabear say something that she do not want to say
by yujiabear
fercita say something without think about it
by fercita
chomo keep talking
by chomo
angie.liu talk too much
by angie.liu

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Marcelolic

Marcelolic

Brazil

Oh no I like to hear more and talking to less hehe

Yeah I have a gym friend and she really run off at the mouth all the time when she is training :P hehe

08:12 AM Jul 31 2010 |

fanguanghua

China

talk too mach but It doesn't make sence

08:31 AM Jul 21 2010 |

fanguanghua

China

talk too mach but It doesn't make sence!

08:30 AM Jul 21 2010 |

d.a.n.n.y

Colombia

talk a lot!

06:50 AM Jul 21 2010 |

goreeza

goreeza

Thailand

don't like run off at the mouth

 

 

..pr but i like  Kristen Stewart !! aha

09:45 PM Jul 20 2010 |

mari mina

mari mina

Egypt

we run off at the mouth when we lose our control , the better is to learn how to make control on yourself .

05:46 AM Jul 20 2010 |

weah44

weah44

Sudan

hhhhhhhhh

even me i do not like the women or girl who run off the mouth , but soetimes i run off the mouth when something or someone annyoing me

04:27 AM Jul 19 2010 |

jecks

Kazakhstan

I don't like girls who run off at the mouth!!!Smile

12:50 AM Jul 19 2010 |

WITHillusion

China

i like Kristen Stewart

12:44 AM Jul 18 2010 |

nour_2

nour_2

Syrian Arab Republic

i don't like ppl who run off at the mouth..

08:00 AM Jul 17 2010 |

nour_2

nour_2

Syrian Arab Republic

i don't like ppl who run off at the mouth..

08:00 AM Jul 17 2010 |

ahobalapathy@gmail.com

India

am also facing the same problem.any how it leads to think about myself .

07:39 AM Jul 17 2010 |

mossavi

mossavi

Afghanistan

if u run off at the mouth,u will drive poeple nuts…Laughing

 

04:47 AM Jul 17 2010 |

ladock

Dominican Republic

i think that is a kind of person that talk a lot and the other person who talk with him dont have change to talk….

04:21 AM Jul 17 2010 |

lawrence86

lawrence86

China

untrustworthy

08:08 PM Jul 16 2010 |

Farin.Z

Thailand

 Talk 2 much and don't listen

04:31 PM Jul 16 2010 |

mai318

Viet Nam

talkative

 

07:25 PM Jul 15 2010 |

kevinnevin

India

if we are run  off at   the  mouth  will araise manytroubles

03:56 PM Jul 15 2010 |

kevinnevin

India

unnecessary  things

03:38 PM Jul 15 2010 |

*butterfly wings*

Saudi Arabia

i rarely run off at the mouth ..i'm kind of speechless person ;)

03:28 PM Jul 15 2010 |

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