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Tongue

Spanish
English

tongue
N


tongue-tied
ADJ

tongue-tied
ADJ

lengua
NF
animal's tongue
N


tongue-tied
ADJ

tongue-tied
ADJ

tongue-tied
ADJ

tongue worm
N


trabalenguas
NM
tongue-twister
N

to hold one's tongue
V


hablar una lengua extranjera
V
to speak a foreign tongue
V

to stick out one's tongue
V

morderse la lengua
V
to hold one's tongue
V

to click one's tongue
V

tener en la punta de la lengua
V
to have on the tip of one's tongue
V


clicking with the tongue
N

lengua materna
NF
mother tongue
N

lengüeta
NF
shoe tongue
N

coat on the tongue
N

callarse
to hold one's tongue

he made a slip of the tongue

the cat got his tongue

to hold one's tongue

he made a slip of the tongue

tener en la punta de la lengua
V
to have on the tip of one's tongue

sin lengua
ADJ

largo de lengua
ADJ

suelto de lengua
ADJ
loose-tongued
ADJ

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English Definitions

tongue
N
a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
tongue
N
a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
tongue
N
any long thin projection that is transient
tongue
N
a manner of speaking
tongue
N
a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
tongue
N
the tongue of certain animals used as meat
tongue
N
the flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot
tongue
N
metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side
tongue
V
articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments
tongue
V
lick or explore with the tongue
N
a mortise joint made by fitting a projection on the edge of one board into a matching groove on another board
tongue depressor
N
a thin depressor used to press the tongue down during an examination of the mouth and throat
tongue fern
N
east Asian fern having fronds shaped like tongues; sometimes placed in genus Cyclophorus
tongue tie
N
a congenital anomaly in which the mucous membrane under the tongue is too short limiting the mobility of the tongue
tongue twister
N
an expression that is difficult to articulate clearly
tongue worm
N
wormlike arthropod having two pairs of hooks at the sides of the mouth; parasitic in nasal sinuses of mammals
tongue-fish
N
left-eyed marine flatfish whose tail tapers to a point; of little commercial value
tongue-flower
N
orchid having blue to purple flowers with tongue-shaped or strap-shaped protuberances (calli) at the lip base
tongue-in-cheek
cleverly amusing in tone
tongue-in-cheek
in a bantering fashion
tongue-in-cheek
not seriously
tongue-lashing
N
rebuking a person harshly
tongue-shaped
shaped like a tongue
tongue-tie
V
deprive of speech
tongue-tied
unable to express yourself clearly or fluently
tongued
provided with or resembling a tongue; often used in combination
tongued
having a manner of speaking as specified; often used in combination
N
left-eyed marine flatfish whose tail tapers to a point; of little commercial value
N
orchid having blue to purple flowers with tongue-shaped or strap-shaped protuberances (calli) at the lip base
tongueless
lacking a tongue
tongueless
expressed without speech
tongueless frog
N
almost completely aquatic frog native to Africa and Panama and northern South America
resembling a tongue in form or function
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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