English dictionary definition of:

tongue


Noun

  • metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side
  • the flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot
  • a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
  • a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
  • a manner of speaking
  • the tongue of certain animals used as meat
  • a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
  • any long thin projection that is transient

Verb

  • lick or explore with the tongue
  • articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments

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Thesaurus

clapper glossa knife lingua spit

Spellzone course content

View spelling list gue on the end of a word and learn about the word tongue in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 19. Soft g: ge, gi, gy.

View spelling list gue on the end of a word and learn about the word tongue in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 19. Soft g: ge, gi, gy.

Other Spellzone word lists: Body, mouth

Scrabble score for tongue


Scrabble score = 7

generated at 17:35:22 on 01-07-19

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