Nouns (12)

tongue, clapper
n. metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side
n. the flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot
clapper, glossa, lingua, tongue
n. a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
n. a manner of speaking; "he spoke with a thick tongue"; "she has a glib tongue"
n. the tongue of certain animals used as meat
tongue, spit
n. a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
n. [the language of a particular people, region, or nation]

Verbs (2)

v. lick or explore with the tongue
v. articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments

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Fuzzynyms (33)

actor's line, words, speech
n. words making up the dialogue of a play; "the actor forgot his speech"
idiom, parlance
n. a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language
choice of words, verbiage, phraseology, phrasing, diction, wording
n. the manner in which something is expressed in words; "use concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton
oral communication, voice communication, spoken language, spoken communication, speech communication, language, speech
n. (language) communication by word of mouth; "his speech was garbled"; "he uttered harsh language"; "he recorded the spoken language of the streets"
n. the manner in which someone utters a word; "they are always correcting my pronunciation"
n. the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech
diction, enunciation
n. the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience
accent, idiom, dialect
n. the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people; "the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English"; "he has a strong German accent"; "it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy"
n. the everyday speech of the people (as distinguished from literary language)
n. a submerged bank of sand near a shore or in a river; can be exposed at low tide
n. a sandbank in a stretch of water that is visible at low tide
n. a submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore; "the boat ran aground on a submerged bar in the river"
n. one of several strips across a sail that can be taken in or rolled up to lessen the area of the sail that is exposed to the wind
Florida key, cay, key
n. a coral reef off the southern coast of Florida

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Antonyms (1)

artificial language
n. a language that is deliberately created for a specific purpose


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