tongue

  • 81tongue-in-cheek — {adj. phr.} In an ironic or insincere manner. * /When the faculty complained about the poor salary increments, the university s president said that he was not a psychiatrist, thus making an inappropriate tongue in cheek remark./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 82Tongue-shaped — a. Shaped like a tongue; specifically (Bot.), linear or oblong, and fleshy, blunt at the end, and convex beneath; as, a tongue shaped leaf. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 83Tongue-split — Une jeune femme avec une langue de serpent La langue de serpent[1], encore appelée tongue split par anglicisme (littéralement « langue fendue »), est une modification corporelle visant à séparer vertica …

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  • 84Tongue of the Fatman — Éditeur Activision Développeur Brian A. Rice, Inc., Sanritsu Date de sortie 1989 Genre Combat Mode de jeu Un à deux joueur(s) …

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  • 85tongue-twister — tongue twisters also tongue twister N COUNT A tongue twister is a sentence or expression which is very difficult to say properly, especially when you try to say it quickly. An example of a tongue twister is Red leather, yellow leather …

    English dictionary

  • 86tongue-and-groove — tongue and grooveˈ noun 1. A system of joining boards by fitting a projection along the side of one into a groove in the next 2. These boards • • • Main Entry: ↑tongue * * * adj : joining pieces of wood together by having a long, raised part… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 87Tongue-tie — n. (Med.) Impeded motion of the tongue because of the shortness of the fr[ae]num, or of the adhesion of its margins to the gums. Dunglison. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 88Tongue-tied — a. 1. Destitute of the power of distinct articulation; having an impediment in the speech, esp. when caused by a short fr[ae]num. [1913 Webster] 2. Unable to speak freely, from whatever cause. [1913 Webster] Love, therefore, and tongue tied simp …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 89Tongue bifurcation — may refer to:*Tongue splitting, a type of body modification *Forked tongue, a physical characteristic of certain animals …

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  • 90tongue-in-cheek — [tuŋ′ n chēk′] adj. humorously ironic, mocking, or insincere [a tongue in cheek series of commercials for deodorant] * * * tongue in cheek (tŭng ĭn chēkʹ) adj. Meant or expressed ironically or facetiously. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 91tongue depressor — n a thin wooden blade rounded at both ends that is used to depress the tongue to allow for inspection of the mouth and throat * * * an instrument for pressing the tongue against the floor of the mouth, allowing better visualization of the… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 92tongue thrust — thrəst n the thrusting of the tongue against or between the incisors during the act of swallowing which if persistent in early childhood can lead to various dental abnormalities * * * the infantile pattern of the suckle swallow in which the tongu …

    Medical dictionary

  • 93tongue and groove — adj tongue and groove boards fit together by pushing a piece that sticks out along the edge of one board into a hollow area along the edge of another board ▪ tongue and groove floorboards …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 94tongue-in-cheek — adjective intended to be humorous and not meant seriously: a tongue in cheek answer ╾ ,tongue in cheek adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 95tongue lashing — tongue lashings N COUNT If someone gives you a tongue lashing, they shout at you or criticize you in a very forceful way. [INFORMAL] After a cruel tongue lashing, he threw the girl out of the group …

    English dictionary

  • 96tongue-in-cheek — if you say something tongue in cheek, what you have said is a joke, although it might seem to be serious. She writes a very engaging and at times tongue in cheek account of her first meeting with the royal family …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 97tongue-tie — tongue′ tie n. v. tied, ty•ing 1) pat impeded motion of the tongue caused esp. by shortness of the frenum, which binds it to the floor of the mouth 2) to make tongue tied • Etymology: 1545–55 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 98tongue-tacked — tongueˈ tacked adjective Tongue tied • • • Main Entry: ↑tongue …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 99tongue-twist|ing — «TUHNG TWIHS tihng», adjective. of or like a tongue twister; difficult to say quickly and rapidly: »tongue twisting lyrics …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 100Tongue-pad — n. A great talker. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English