mind one's tongue/language

Definition of mind one's tongue/language

  1. :  to stop saying offensive or improper things

Word by Word Definitions

mindplay
  1. :  recollection, memory

    :  the element or complex (see 1complex 1) of elements in an individual that feels, perceives, thinks, wills, and especially reasons

    :  the conscious mental events and capabilities in an organism

  1. :  remind

    :  remember

    :  to attend to closely

tongueplay
  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. :  to articulate (notes) by tonguing

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

    :  to cut a tongue on

languageplay
  1. :  the words, their pronunciation, and the methods of combining them used and understood by a community

    :  audible, articulate, meaningful sound as produced by the action of the vocal organs

    :  a systematic means of communicating ideas or feelings by the use of conventionalized signs, sounds, gestures, or marks having understood meanings


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