Definition of tongues wag in English:
Used to convey that people are gossiping about someone or something: this is a small island and tongues are beginning to wag
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- In 1866 Cosima moved in with Wagner on Lake Lucerne, and they let the tongues wag.
- So far that hasn't happened, but Kane's deliberately low profile to date has set tongues wagging.
- I worry endlessly about what other people think about me; I didn't want the tongues to start wagging.
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