Definition of tongue-tied in English:

tongue-tied

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adjective

  • 2Having a malformation restricting the movement of the tongue.
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    • I was born tongue-tied in the most literal sense: the tissue connecting my tongue to the floor of my mouth was short and thick, limiting lingual movement.
    • If you are medically tongue-tied, you shouldn't be able to touch the tip of your tongue to the roof of your mouth with your mouth open as wide as you can.

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