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1. tongue-in-cheek

adjective. cleverly amusing in tone.

Synonyms

  • bantering
  • humourous
  • facetious

Antonyms

  • displeasing
  • unfunny
  • sobersided
  • unhumorous

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Rhymes with Mother Tongue

  • overhung
  • mcclung
  • unsung
  • strung
  • sprung
  • nueyung
  • swung
  • stung
  • slung
  • myung
  • kyung
  • hsiung
  • flung
  • clung
  • among
  • yung
  • young
  • wrung
  • tung
  • sung
  • rung
  • pung
  • phung
  • lung
  • kung
  • junge
  • hung
  • gung
  • fung
  • dung

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2. mother-naked

adjective. as naked as at birth.

Synonyms

  • naked as the day you were born
  • naked as the day one was born
  • in your birthday suit
  • in one's birthday suit

Antonyms

  • adorned
  • uniformed
  • trousered
  • suited

3. mother

noun. ['ˈmʌðɝ'] a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother).

Synonyms

  • mummy
  • ma
  • mom
  • mother-in-law
  • momma
  • quintipara
  • supermom
  • mamma
  • mum
  • mater
  • para I
  • female parent
  • parent
  • quadripara
  • surrogate mother
  • puerpera
  • mommy
  • mama
  • primipara

Antonyms

  • male parent
  • father
  • disassemble
  • dissuade

Etymology

  • moder (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • modor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. tongue

noun. ['ˈtʌŋ'] a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity.

Synonyms

  • mouth
  • rima oris
  • pharynx
  • oral cavity
  • organ
  • throat
  • lingua
  • taste bud
  • glossa
  • gustatory organ
  • clapper
  • oral fissure
  • articulator

Antonyms

  • roughen
  • inactivity
  • overact
  • underact

Etymology

  • tonge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. tongue

noun. ['ˈtʌŋ'] a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language.

Synonyms

  • natural language
  • Khoisan language
  • Afroasiatic language
  • Eskimo-Aleut language
  • Munda-Mon-Khmer
  • Eskimo-Aleut
  • Caucasian
  • Nilo-Saharan language
  • Chukchi
  • Dravidian
  • mother tongue
  • Sino-Tibetan language
  • Caucasian language
  • Chukchi language
  • Austro-Asiatic
  • Papuan
  • Austronesian
  • Cassite
  • Afroasiatic
  • Ural-Altaic
  • first language
  • maternal language
  • Niger-Kordofanian
  • Elamite
  • Sino-Tibetan
  • Indian
  • Austronesian language
  • Afrasian language
  • Afro-Asiatic
  • Susian
  • Indo-Hittite
  • American-Indian language
  • Afrasian
  • Austro-Asiatic language
  • Hmong
  • Papuan language
  • tone language
  • creole
  • Miao
  • Nilo-Saharan
  • Dravidic
  • Indo-European language
  • Amerind
  • Basque
  • tonal language
  • language
  • Indo-European
  • Niger-Kordofanian language
  • American Indian
  • Elamitic
  • Khoisan
  • Hmong language
  • Kassite
  • linguistic communication
  • Amerindian language
  • Hamito-Semitic

Antonyms

  • tightness
  • immovability
  • immovableness
  • refrain

Etymology

  • tonge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. tongue

noun. ['ˈtʌŋ'] any long thin projection that is transient.

Synonyms

  • knife

Etymology

  • tonge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. mother

verb. ['ˈmʌðɝ'] care for like a mother.

Synonyms

  • fuss
  • give care
  • care

Antonyms

  • end
  • pull out
  • leave
  • go

Etymology

  • moder (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • modor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. tongue

noun. ['ˈtʌŋ'] a manner of speaking.

Synonyms

  • sharp tongue
  • delivery
  • manner of speaking

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • straight line
  • detach

Etymology

  • tonge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. mother

noun. ['ˈmʌðɝ'] a condition that is the inspiration for an activity or situation.

Antonyms

  • female parent

Etymology

  • moder (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • modor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. mother

noun. ['ˈmʌðɝ'] a term of address for a mother superior.

Synonyms

  • abbess
  • prioress

Antonyms

  • lose
  • bottom out
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • moder (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • modor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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