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tongue-tied

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of tongue-tied

unable to speak because you are nervous or shy
  • She became tongue-tied whenever he was around.
  • He gets tongue-tied in front of crowds.

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The first known use of tongue-tied was in 1529

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Thesaurus Entries Near tongue-tied

tongues

tongue-tied

tonic

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“Tongue-tied.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tongue-tied. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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