Tongued
Tongue Tongue, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tongued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tonguing}.] 1. To speak; to utter. ``Such stuff as madmen tongue.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To chide; to scold. [1913 Webster]

How might she tongue me. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mus.) To modulate or modify with the tongue, as notes, in playing the flute and some other wind instruments. [1913 Webster]

4. To join means of a tongue and grove; as, to tongue boards together. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • -tongued — UK [tʌŋd] US suffix used with some adjectives to make adjectives describing the way someone speaks or writes an acid tongued columnist smooth tongued politicians Thesaurus: suffixeshyponym * * * tongued …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tongued — Tongued, a. Having a tongue. [1913 Webster] Tongued like the night crow. Donne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tongued — [ tʌŋd ] suffix used with some adjectives to make adjectives describing the way someone speaks or writes: an acid tongued columnist smooth tongued politicians …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • -tongued — [tuŋd] combining form having a (specified kind of) tongue [loose tongued] * * * …   Universalium

  • -tongued — [tuŋd] combining form having a (specified kind of) tongue [loose tongued] …   English World dictionary

  • tongued — (adj.) speaking in a certain manner, late 14c., in compounds and combinations, from TONGUE (Cf. tongue) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • tongued — adjective 1. provided with or resembling a tongue; often used in combination (Freq. 1) tongued shoes tongued boards toungued lightning long tongued • Ant: ↑tongueless …   Useful english dictionary

  • tongued — adjective a) Resembling a tongue Hes a sharp tongued boy. b) Used in compounds such as sharp tongued to indicate a particular manner of speaking …   Wiktionary

  • -tongued — UK [tʌŋd] / US suffix used with some adjectives to make adjectives describing the way someone speaks or writes an acid tongued columnist smooth tongued politicians …   English dictionary

  • tongued — adjective Date: 14th century having a tongue especially of a specified kind often used in combination < sharp tongued > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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