tongue–tied

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adjective \ˈtəŋ-ˌtīd\

Definition of tongue–tied

  1. 1 :  unable or disinclined to speak freely (as from shyness)

  2. 2 :  affected with tongue-tie

1529

First Known Use of tongue–tied

1529


TONGUE–TIED Defined for English Language Learners

tongue–tied

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adjective \ˈtəŋ-ˌtīd\

Definition of tongue–tied for English Language Learners

  • : unable to speak because you are nervous or shy


TONGUE–TIED Defined for Kids

tongue–tied

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adjective \ˈtəŋ-ˌtīd\

Definition of tongue–tied for Students

  1. :  unable to speak clearly or freely (as from shyness)


Medical Dictionary

tongue–tied

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adjective \ˈtəŋ-ˌtīd\

Medical Definition of tongue–tied

  1. :  characteristic of or affected with tongue-tie


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