"tongue-tie" Definition

  1. n. Impeded motion of the tongue because of the shortness of the fraenum, or of the adhesion of its margins to the gums.
  2. v. t. To deprive of speech or the power of speech, or of distinct articulation.

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Position in dictionary: 101494 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., v. t.,
Words that start with "tongue-tie": 2
Words that end with "tongue-tie": 1
Words that contain "tongue-tie": 2
Next words in dictionary: tongue-tied, tonguebird, tongued, tonguefish, tongueless
Previous words in dictionary: tongue-shell, tongue-shaped, tongue-pad, tongue, tongs

English Dictionary Definition of tongue-tie

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