Synonyms of tongue in English:



  • 1 a foreign tongue
    language, dialect, patois, vernacular, mother tongue, native tongue, jargon, argot, cant, pidgin, creole, lingua franca; speech, parlance
    informal lingo, patter
  • 2 when would she learn to censor her impetuous tongue?
    way/manner of speaking, way/manner of talking, form/mode of expression, choice of words, verbal expression; conversation, vocabulary, phraseology, style, parlance, speech; Frenchfaçon de parler
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    lingual, glossal relating to the tongue
    glossitis inflammation of the tongue
    glossectomy surgical removal of tongue

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