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EtymologyEdit

mouth, meaning "talk" rather than action and trousers, presumably at the time of origin a reference to masculinity, either as trousers as a male item of clothing, or a reference to the genitals.

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AdjectiveEdit

all mouth and trousers (not comparable)

  1. (Britain, idiomatic) Superficial, engaging in empty, boastful talk, but not of real substance.

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