Definition of TONGUE

noun : TONGUE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) any long thin projection that is transient; "tongues of flame licked at the walls"; "rifles exploded quick knives of fire into the dark" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a manner of speaking; "he spoke with a thick tongue"; "she has a glib tongue" ;

  • 6. (

    ) the tongue of certain animals used as meat ;

  • 7. (

    ) the flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot ;

  • 8. (

    ) metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side ;

verb : TONGUE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments ;

  • 2. (

    ) lick or explore with the tongue ;


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