tongue twister


tongue twister

noun

: a word, name, phrase, or sentence that is hard to say

Full Definition of TONGUE TWISTER

:  a word, phrase, or sentence difficult to articulate because of a succession of similar consonantal sounds (as in twin-screw steel cruiser)

Examples of TONGUE TWISTER

  1. Her last name is a real tongue twister.

First Known Use of TONGUE TWISTER

1904

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