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From mouth +‎ -ly.


mouthly (comparative more mouthly, superlative most mouthly)

  1. (rare) Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the mouth or of mouths; oral.
    • 1708, John Dunton, The phenix:
      Wherefore if in very deed they eat the Substance of the Flesh and Blood of Christ, they are not far from the mouthly eating of the Lutherans, [...] Which if any one deny, the whole Building of the Mass and Transubstantiation falls to the ground, together with the mouthly and real Eating of the Substance of the Flesh and Blood of Christ.
    • 1979, Oral History Society (Great Britain), Oral history:
      Gerhard Botz organised an exploratory half-day session on oral history (or more precisely, 'mouthly history') [...]