Tongue in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Tongue

(music, transitive, intransitive) On a wind instrument, to articulate a note by starting the air with a tap of the tongue, as though by speaking a 'd' or 't' sound (alveolar plosive). | (slang) To manipulate with the tongue, as in kissing or oral sex. | To protrude in relatively long, narrow sections.

Short Example Sentences for Tongue

  • 1. There was no tongue like hers within a mile. 🔊
  • 2. Pile grated tongue in a pyramid on each square. 🔊
  • 3. The tongue slow and the eyes quick. 🔊
  • 4. By what a true and honest tongue hath spoken! 🔊
  • 5. I sat down, and immediately my tongue became petrified. 🔊
  • 6. Oh, I have held my tongue so long! 🔊
  • 7. She's got a tongue like a dog's tail; it's always waggin'. 🔊
  • 8. His tongue was dry and the taste of life was bitter in his mouth. 🔊
  • 9. A tongue of flame leaped from the middle of a pile of stock cars. 🔊
  • 10. And she could not tell him; she would have cut out her tongue rather. 🔊
  • 11. The mouth then ceased laughing, but put out its tongue as far as it would go. 🔊
  • 12. Philippa, whose fingers were clenched together, found her tongue at last. 🔊
  • 13. That none of those who only talk Their native tongue know cheese from chalk. 🔊
  • 14. Now, at patter-songs I've a slick tongue and slack jaw. 🔊
  • 15. So akin was the Fitu-Ivan tongue to the Samoan that he spoke it like a native. 🔊
  • 16. This was Longmeadow language, the native tongue of Mr. Desmond. 🔊

How to use Tongue in Sentences?

  • 1. It is as impracticable to tie up the tongue of malice as to erect barricades in the open fields. 🔊
  • 2. He crouched in terror, and then sprang up and clicked his tongue in amazed recognition. 🔊
  • 3. The only way I can get relief from the irritation is to apply my tongue to the puddle. 🔊
  • 4. But she recovered her tongue when Mrs Paterson wanted some lettuce for a salad. 🔊
  • 5. Every eye was flashing, and every tongue in full exercise, when Johnson entered. 🔊
  • 6. Van Asveld laughed defiantly, and Mauriri called down in the native tongue to the woman. 🔊
  • 7. Even the busy tongue of Mrs. Nailor could find little to criticise in the young widow. 🔊
  • 8. The top of the tongue stryking on the inward teeth formes d, l, n, r, s, t, and z. 7. 🔊
  • 9. Also, they talked in the Polynesian tongue of Fuatino, and Brown could only sit and guess. 🔊
  • 10. I shouldn't wonder though if most of his writing had been done with his tongue in his cheek. 🔊
  • 11. That he hid this intense reserve behind frank manners and a witty tongue was a characteristic of his race. 🔊
  • 12. They talked low to one another, and occasionally in some outlandish tongue which he could not understand. 🔊
  • 13. He could speak the tongue with fluency, but he stumbled and faltered miserably over the soundless type. 🔊
  • 14. Though a man should speak of his first and only love with the tongue of an angel, he would find no patient listeners. 🔊
  • 15. But while the noun on her tongue was plural and indefinite, the noun on her mind was single and masculine and very definite indeed. 🔊
  • 16. She wanted to speak, to cry out that she was not so guilty as he thought, but her tongue was like a rasp. 🔊
  • 17. And they swallowed the icy mixture in silence, allowing it to melt on the tongue to extract the flavour before swallowing. 🔊
  • 18. Chook's rough tongue made her wince at times, but she refused to take offence for more than a day. 🔊
  • 19. She made me bring out my tongue a dozen times a day, and she continually sighed, as if reproaching herself with something. 🔊