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watch your mouth!

INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase watch your mouth!

Meaning

You can say this if someone has said something that's made you angry.

For example

  • "You're an idiot, mate!"
    "Watch your mouth, you little prick!"

  • Pierre said, "Americans are so ignorant," and an American guy who'd heard him said, "Watch you mouth, buddy!"

Quick Quiz

If someone says "Watch your mouth!", you must have

a. upset them

b. amused them

c. confused them

Contributor: Matt Errey