foot in mouth

Foot in mouth
This is used to describe someone who has just said something embarrassing, inappropriate, wrong or stupid.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • Foot in Mouth — Концертный аль …   Википедия

  • foot-in-mouth — /foot n mowth /, adj. (of a statement) inappropriate, insensitive, or imprudent. [1965 70; from idiomatic phrase put one s foot in one s mouth] * * * foot in mouth «FUT ihn MOWTH», adjective. Informal. characteristic of a person who makes very… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Foot in Mouth — EP par Green Day Sortie 25 avril 1996 Enregistrement Entre 1994 et 1996 Durée 30:51 Genre Punk rock Format CD …   Wikipédia en Français

  • foot-in-mouth — /ˈfʊt ɪn maʊθ/ (say foot in mowth) adjective of or relating to a tendency to make unfortunate or careless remarks which cause embarrassment: a foot in mouth syndrome. Also, foot in the mouth. {from the phrase put one s foot in one s mouth. See… …   Australian English dictionary

  • foot-and-mouth — noun see foot and mouth disease …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • foot-and-mouth — noun Foot and mouth is used before these nouns: ↑disease, ↑epidemic …   Collocations dictionary

  • foot-in-mouth — /foot n mowth /, adj. (of a statement) inappropriate, insensitive, or imprudent. [1965 70; from idiomatic phrase put one s foot in one s mouth] * * * …   Universalium

  • Foot and mouth disease — Foot Foot (f[oo^]t), n.; pl. {Feet} (f[=e]t). [OE. fot, foot, pl. fet, feet. AS. f[=o]t, pl. f[=e]t; akin to D. voet, OHG. fuoz, G. fuss, Icel. f[=o]tr, Sw. fot, Dan. fod, Goth. f[=o]tus, L. pes, Gr. poy s, Skr. p[=a]d, Icel. fet step, pace… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foot-and-mouth disease — /foot n mowth /, Vet. Pathol. an acute, contagious, febrile disease of cattle, hogs, sheep, and other hoofed animals, caused by any of various rhinoviruses and characterized by vesicular eruptions in the mouth and about the hoofs, teats, and… …   Universalium

  • foot-and-mouth disease — [foot′ n mouth′] n. an acute, highly contagious viral disease of cloven footed animals, characterized by fever and by blisters in the mouth and around the hoofs; hoof and mouth disease: it is sometimes transmitted to humans …   English World dictionary

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