Tongue

25 Definitions of Tongue

The meaning of the word tongue, the definition of Tongue:

n. - The power of articulate utterance; speech.

n. - Discourse; fluency of speech or expression.

n. - Honorable discourse; eulogy.

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

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

n. - A people having a distinct language.

n. - The lingual ribbon, or odontophore, of a mollusk.

n. - The proboscis of a moth or a butterfly.

n. - The lingua of an insect.

n. - Any small sole.

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

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

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

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

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

n. - The clapper of a bell.

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.

n. - Same as Reed, n., 5.

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

v. t. - To speak; to utter.

v. t. - To chide; to scold.

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

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

v. i. - To talk; to prate.

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


The word "tongue" uses 6 letters: E G N O T U

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after tongue, or to tongue in any order:

d - tongued   h - toughen   o - outgone   s - tongues  

Shorter words found within tongue:

ego en eng eon et gen gent genu get gnu go gone got gout gun gut ne neo net ng no nog not note nu nut oe on one out te teg ten to toe tog togue ton tone tong tug tun tune tung un ungot unto ut

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