tongue twister

noun

Definition of tongue twister

  1. :  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 in a sentence

  1. Her last name is a real tongue twister.

1904

First Known Use of tongue twister

1904


TONGUE TWISTER Defined for English Language Learners

tongue twister

noun

Definition of tongue twister for English Language Learners

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


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