Definition of loose tongue in English:

loose tongue

Line breaks: loose tongue

noun

  • A tendency to speak indiscreetly.
    More example sentences
    • The 25-year-old appears keen to foster an impression that he has largely kicked the habit of seeking out the country life, a pastime revealed by the loose tongue of fellow Belgian international and former team-mate.
    • Those left unscathed by his loose tongue will hardly be inclined to trust him.
    • His loose tongue started to get him into trouble right away.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmeɪlstrəm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea