- 1tongue something to stop the flow of air into a wind instrument with your tongue in order to make a note
- 2tongue something to lick something with your tongue Word Origin Old English tunge, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch tong, German Zunge, and Latin lingua.
BrE BrE//tʌŋ//; NAmE NAmE//tʌŋ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they tongue
BrE BrE//tʌŋ//; NAmE NAmE//tʌŋ//he / she / it tongues
BrE BrE//tʌŋz//; NAmE NAmE//tʌŋz//past simple tongued
BrE BrE//tʌŋd//; NAmE NAmE//tʌŋd//past participle tongued
BrE BrE//tʌŋd//; NAmE NAmE//tʌŋd//-ing form tonguing
BrE BrE//ˈtʌŋɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʌŋɪŋ//