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tongue–tied

adjective \ˈtəŋ-ˌtīd\

: unable to speak because you are nervous or shy

Full Definition of TONGUE-TIED

1
:  unable or disinclined to speak freely (as from shyness)
2
:  affected with tongue-tie

First Known Use of TONGUE-TIED

1529
TONGUE-TIED Defined for Kids

tongue–tied

adjective \ˈtəŋ-ˌtīd\

Definition of TONGUE-TIED for Kids

:  unable to speak clearly or freely (as from shyness)
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tongue–tied

adjective \ˈtəŋ-ˌtīd\

Medical Definition of TONGUE–TIED

:  characteristic of or affected with tongue-tie

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