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Tongue (IPA: /ˈtəŋ/)


Tongue (n.)

an organ situated in the floor of the mouth of most vertebrates and connected with the hyoid arch.

Tongue (n.)

The power of articulate utterance; speech.

Tongue (n.)

Discourse; fluency of speech or expression.

Tongue (n.)

Honorable discourse; eulogy.

Tongue (n.)

A language; the whole sum of words used by a particular nation; as, the English tongue.

Tongue (n.)

Speech; words or declarations only; -- opposed to thoughts or actions.

Tongue (n.)

A people having a distinct language.

Tongue (n.)

The lingual ribbon, or odontophore, of a mollusk.

Tongue (n.)

The proboscis of a moth or a butterfly.

Tongue (n.)

The lingua of an insect.

Tongue (n.)

Any small sole.

Tongue (n.)

That which is considered as resembing an animal's tongue, in position or form.

Tongue (n.)

A projection, or slender appendage or fixture; as, the tongue of a buckle, or of a balance.

Tongue (n.)

A projection on the side, as of a board, which fits into a groove.

Tongue (n.)

A point, or long, narrow strip of land, projecting from the mainland into a sea or a lake.

Tongue (n.)

The pole of a vehicle; especially, the pole of an ox cart, to the end of which the oxen are yoked.

Tongue (n.)

The clapper of a bell.

Tongue (n.)

A short piece of rope spliced into the upper part of standing backstays, etc.; also. the upper main piece of a mast composed of several pieces.

Tongue (n.)

Same as Reed, n., 5.

Tongue (v. t.)

To speak; to utter.

Tongue (v. t.)

To chide; to scold.

Tongue (v. t.)

To modulate or modify with the tongue, as notes, in playing the flute and some other wind instruments.

Tongue (v. t.)

To join means of a tongue and grove; as, to tongue boards together.

Tongue (v. i.)

To talk; to prate.

Tongue (v. i.)

To use the tongue in forming the notes, as in playing the flute and some other wind instruments.

Tongue

Muscular organ in the mouth

Tongue

1995 R.E.M. song

Tongue

Family name

Tongue

Scottish parish

Tongue Synonyms

Clapper

Tongue Synonyms

Knife

Tongue Synonyms

Clappe, Lingua, Glossa

Tongue Synonyms

Natural Language

Tongue Synonyms

Spit

Tongue (Last Name / Surname)

Tongue is the #38,902 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 567 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Tongue in Spanish is Lengua

Tagalog Translation

Tongue in Tagalog is Dila

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A fool's mind is at the mercy of his tongue and a wise man's tongue is under the control of his mind." - Stupidity

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it." - Comedy

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A maiden hath no tongue but thought." - Thought

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A slip of the foot you may soon recover; But a slip of the Tongue you may never get over." - Poor Richard's Almanack

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A soft Tongue may strike hard." - Poor Richard's Almanack


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