Synonyms for (noun) tongue

Synonyms: clapper, tongue

Definition: metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side

Similar words: striker

Definition: the part of a mechanical device that strikes something


Synonyms: tongue

Definition: the flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot

Similar words: flap

Definition: any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely

Usage: he wrote on the flap of the envelope


Synonyms: tongue, clapper, lingua, glossa

Definition: a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity

Similar words: organ

Definition: a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function


Similar words: articulator

Definition: a movable speech organ


Synonyms: tongue, natural language

Definition: a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language

Similar words: language, linguistic communication

Definition: a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols

Usage: he taught foreign languages; the language introduced is standard throughout the text; the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written


Synonyms: tongue

Definition: a manner of speaking

Usage: he spoke with a thick tongue; she has a glib tongue

Similar words: manner of speaking, delivery, speech

Definition: your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally

Usage: his manner of speaking was quite abrupt; her speech was barren of southernisms; I detected a slight accent in his speech


Synonyms: tongue

Definition: the tongue of certain animals used as meat

Similar words: organs, variety meat

Definition: edible viscera of a butchered animal


Synonyms: spit, tongue

Definition: a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea

Similar words: cape, ness

Definition: a strip of land projecting into a body of water


Synonyms: tongue, knife

Definition: any long thin projection that is transient

Usage: tongues of flame licked at the walls; rifles exploded quick knives of fire into the dark

Similar words: projection

Definition: any solid convex shape that juts out from something

Synonyms for (verb) tongue

Synonyms: tongue

Definition: lick or explore with the tongue

Similar words: lick, lap

Definition: pass the tongue over

Usage: the dog licked her hand


Synonyms: tongue

Definition: articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments

Similar words: play, spiel

Definition: replay (as a melody)

Usage: Play it again, Sam; She played the third movement very beautifully