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    tongue

    tongue - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tongue

    Definition
    (noun) a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
    Synonyms : clapper , glossa , lingua
    Definition
    (noun) a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
    Synonyms : natural language
    Definition
    (noun) any long thin projection that is transient
    Synonyms : knife
    Example Sentence
    • tongues of flame licked at the walls
    • rifles exploded quick knives of fire into the dark
    Definition
    (noun) a manner of speaking
    Example Sentence
    • he spoke with a thick tongue
    • she has a glib tongue
    Definition
    (noun) a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
    Synonyms : spit
    Definition
    (noun) the tongue of certain animals used as meat Definition
    (noun) the flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot Definition
    (noun) metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side
    Synonyms : clapper
    Definition
    (verb) articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments Definition
    (verb) lick or explore with the tongue
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tongue

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