tongue

  • 161tongue-lashing — {n.} A sharp scolding or criticism. * /Jim s mother gave him a tongue lashing for telling family secrets./ Syn.: PIECE OF ONE S MIND …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 162tongue-lashing — {n.} A sharp scolding or criticism. * /Jim s mother gave him a tongue lashing for telling family secrets./ Syn.: PIECE OF ONE S MIND …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 163tongue twister — noun an expression that is difficult to articulate clearly (Freq. 1) rubber baby buggy bumper is a tongue twister • Hypernyms: ↑saying, ↑expression, ↑locution * * * noun : a word, phrase, or sentence difficult to articulate readily because of a… …

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  • 164tongue worm — noun wormlike arthropod having two pairs of hooks at the sides of the mouth; parasitic in nasal sinuses of mammals • Syn: ↑pentastomid • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod • Member Holonyms: ↑Pentastomida, ↑subphylum Pentastomida * * * …

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  • 165Tongue Tied (Faber Drive Song) — Single infobox Name = Tongue Tied (Little Good Luck)| Artist = Faber Drive from Album = Seven Second Surgery Released = August 2007 Format = CD Digital download Genre = Pop punk Length = 3:31 Label = Universal Last single = Second Chance (2007)… …

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  • 166Tongue of Fire — Infobox Cultivar | name = Phaseolus vulgaris Tongue of Fire image width = 250px image caption = species = Phaseolus vulgaris cultivar = Tongue of Fire origin = Tierra del Fuego Tongue of Fire (also known as Horto )… …

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  • 167Tongue (rivière) — 44° 49′ 06″ N 107° 27′ 22″ W / 44.8183, 107.456 …

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  • 168Tongue tie — A minor congenital anomaly (birth defect) in which the flap of mucous membrane under the tongue (known as the frenum) is too short and limits the normal mobility of the tongue. The medical term for this condition is ankyloglossia. The name tongue …

    Medical dictionary

  • 169tongue-tie — SYN: ankyloglossia. * * * tongue tie n a congenital defect characterized by limited mobility of the tongue due to shortness of its frenulum * * * n. a disorder of young children in which the tongue is anchored in the floor of the mouth more… …

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  • 170tongue-lashing — n. 1) to give smb. a (good) tongue lashing 2) to get, receive a tongue lashing * * * receive a tongue lashing to get to give smb. a (good) tongue lashing …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 171tongue-in-cheek — adjective a tongue in cheek remark, comment etc is said as a joke: a splendidly tongue in cheek account of their first meeting tongue in cheek adverb: I believe he said this tongue in cheek …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 172tongue-tie — /ˈtʌŋ taɪ/ (say tung tuy) noun 1. impeded motion of the tongue caused especially by shortness of the fraenum which binds down its underside. –verb (t) (tongue tied, tongue tying) 2. to make tongue tied …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 173tongue-tied — 1. mod. unable to speak from fear or confusion. (Standard English.) □ I was tongue tied and useless. □ Why do you get tongue tied in front of a crowd? 2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. □ He was tongue tied and couldn’t stand up …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 174tongue and groove — noun : a joint made by a tongue on one edge of a board fitting into a corresponding groove on the edge of another board * * * tongue and groove UK US noun [uncountable] a series of long flat narrow pieces of wood that you join together along… …

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  • 175Tongue River — The Tongue River may refer to:*The Tongue River (North Dakota), a tributary of the Red River of the North in North Dakota in the United States. *The Tongue River (Montana), a tributary of the Yellowstone in Wyoming and Montana in the United… …

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  • 176Tongue Point Light — Infobox Lighthouse caption = location = Bridgeport, Connecticut coordinates = coord|41|10|00|N|73|10|39|W|region:US type:landmark|name=Tongue Point Light|display=inline,title yearbuilt = 1895 yearlit = 1895 automated = 1954 yeardeactivated =… …

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  • 177Tongue\ Suppresser — A man who while kissing you attempts to thrust his entire tongue into your mouth and subjugates your own to the floor of your mouth. This is a desperate attempt to silence your refusal and propagate. Apparently, the tongue suppresser believes the …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 178Tongue\ Suppresser — A man who while kissing you attempts to thrust his entire tongue into your mouth and subjugates your own to the floor of your mouth. This is a desperate attempt to silence your refusal and propagate. Apparently, the tongue suppresser believes the …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 179tongue in cheek —    If something is tongue in cheek, it isn t serious or meant to be taken seriously.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you describe a remark as tongue in cheek you mean that it is not meant to be taken seriously; it is meant to be funny… …

    English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • 180tongue twister — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms tongue twister : singular tongue twister plural tongue twisters a word or phrase that is difficult to say because it contains many difficult sounds, especially ones that are very similar …

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