click one's tongue

Definition of click one's tongue

  1. :  to make a noise with one's tongue My mom shook her head and clicked her tongue in disapproval.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to strike, move, or produce with a click

    :  to select especially in a computer interface by pressing a button on a control device (as a mouse)

    :  to turn (something) on or off by pushing a button or moving a switch

  1. :  a slight sharp noise

    :  a speech sound in some languages made by enclosing air between two stop articulations of the tongue, enlarging the enclosure to rarefy the air, and suddenly opening the enclosure

    :  detent

  1. :  a fleshy movable muscular process of the floor of the mouths of most vertebrates that bears sensory end organs and small glands and functions especially in taking and swallowing food and in humans as a speech organ

    :  a part of various invertebrate animals that is analogous to the tongue

    :  the flesh of a tongue (as of the ox or sheep) used as food

  1. :  scold

    :  to touch or lick with or as if with the tongue

    :  to cut a tongue on

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