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tongue-tied

tongue-tied

 
pronunciation:
tuhng taId
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: unable to speak, as from embarrassment, bewilderment, or the like.
similar words:
dumb
definition 2: afflicted with a speech impediment caused by abnormal shortness of the membrane that connects the tongue to the floor of the mouth.
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