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Definition of tongue verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    tongue somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they tongue
    he / she / it tongues
    past simple tongued
    -ing form tonguing
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  1. 1to stop the flow of air into a wind instrument with your tongue in order to make a note
  2. 2to lick something with your tongue
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: tongue