1. (also sweet-mouth man) a flatterer, a persuasive person.
|Roll, Jordan, Roll 105: Harry is a deceitful sweet-mouth man.|
|Dread Culture 36: Sweet mout. Yuh gwine give all di girls in Toronto heartache.|
2. flattery, persuasiveness.
|Quality of Violence (1978) 147: There’s no use your trying to put ‘sweet mouth’ on any of us.|
to talk ingratiatingly.
|(con. mid-19C) Black Border 139: No suh! You lub fuh talk sweetmout’ talk ’long’um, but you dat stingy you nebbuh buy uh candy!|
|Porgy (1945) 43: Ain’ yuh ’shame’ tuh set dey befo’ me, and talk sweetmouth ’bout dat murderin’ Crown’s Bess?|