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1. tongue-tied

adjective. unable to express yourself clearly or fluently.

Synonyms

  • incoherent
  • unarticulate

Antonyms

  • communicative
  • logical
  • coherent

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Words that Rhyme with Tongue Tied

  • oversupplied
  • subdivide
  • nationwide
  • misapplied
  • europewide
  • worldwide
  • westside
  • stateside
  • mcbryde
  • mcbride
  • malahide
  • macbride
  • complied
  • coincide
  • alongside
  • untried
  • supplied
  • subside
  • retried
  • replied
  • provide
  • preside
  • pool-side
  • misguide
  • liquide
  • implied
  • decried
  • confide
  • astride
  • upside

2. tongue-in-cheek

adjective. cleverly amusing in tone.

Synonyms

  • bantering
  • humourous
  • facetious

Antonyms

  • displeasing
  • unfunny
  • sobersided
  • unhumorous

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. tongue

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

Synonyms

  • knife

Etymology

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

6. 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))

7. tied

adjective. ['ˈtaɪd'] bound or secured closely.

Synonyms

  • trussed

Antonyms

  • sunrise
  • night

8. tied

adjective. ['ˈtaɪd'] bound together by or as if by a strong rope; especially as by a bond of affection.

Antonyms

  • intense

9. tied

adjective. ['ˈtaɪd'] of the score in a contest.

Synonyms

  • level
  • equal

Antonyms

  • unsteady
  • uneven
  • asymmetrical

10. tied

adjective. ['ˈtaɪd'] closed with a lace.

Antonyms

  • rough

Example sentences of the word tongue-tied


1. Noun Phrase
If you have stated on your resume that you are a confident, go-getting salesman and become tongue tied at the interview stage, you can kiss your sales opportunity goodbye.

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