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tongue-tie

 
pronunciation:
tuhng taI
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a speech impediment caused by restriction of tongue movement by an abnormally short frenum.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tongue-ties, tongue-tying, tongue-tied
definition: to impede the speech of by, or as by, a tongue-tie.