flutter-tonguing

noun

Definition of flutter-tonguing

: a vibratory action of the tongue produced by rolling or trilling an r while playing on a wind instrument (as a trumpet)

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“Flutter-tonguing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flutter-tonguing. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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