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tongue

tongue

 
 
pronunciation:
tuhng
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the movable organ in the bottom of the mouth, used for licking, tasting, swallowing, and human speech.
 
definition 2: this organ taken from a cow, ox, or other animal and used as food.
similar words:
meat
definition 3: power or manner of speaking.
She spoke with a sharp tongue.
synonyms:
speech
similar words:
expression, style, wording
definition 4: the language or speech of a particular area.
She spoke in a foreign tongue.
synonyms:
dialect, language, speech
definition 5: a flap of leather under the laces of a shoe or boot.
similar words:
flap
derivations: tongueless (adj.), tonguelike (adj.)
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