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TONGUE-TIED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does tongue-tied mean? 

TONGUE-TIED (adjective)
  The adjective TONGUE-TIED has 1 sense:

1. unable to express yourself clearly or fluently

  Familiarity information: TONGUE-TIED used as an adjective is very rare.


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TONGUE-TIED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Unable to express yourself clearly or fluently

Synonyms:

tongue-tied; incoherent

Context examples:

felt tongue-tied with embarrassment / incoherent with grief

Similar:

inarticulate; unarticulate (without or deprived of the use of speech or words)


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