watch one's language

Definition of watch one's language

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

Word by Word Definitions

watch play
  1. : to keep vigil as a devotional exercise

  2. : to be awake during the night

  3. : to be attentive or vigilant

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

  2. : the state of being wakeful

  3. : a wake over a dead body

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

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

  3. : 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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