watch one's language

Definition of watch one's language

  1. :  to be careful about the words one uses You'd better watch your language when you're talking to her.

Word by Word Definitions

watchplay
  1. :  to keep vigil as a devotional exercise

    :  to be awake during the night

    :  to be attentive or vigilant

  1. :  the act of keeping awake to guard, protect, or attend

    :  the state of being wakeful

    :  a wake over a dead body

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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