Definitions For Tongue


  • Metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side
  • The flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot
  • A mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
  • A human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
  • A manner of speaking
  • The tongue of certain animals used as meat
  • A narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
  • Any long thin projection that is transient
  • The soft, movable part in the mouth that is used for tasting and eating food and in human beings for speaking
  • The tongue of an animal (such as an ox or sheep) that is eaten as food
  • A particular way or quality of speaking


  • Lick or explore with the tongue
  • Articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments
  • To produce separate notes when you are blowing air through a musical instrument (such as a trumpet) by using your tongue to briefly stop the flow of air
  • To touch or lick something with your tongue

Is Tongue a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Tongue is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tongue in a Sentence

  • The cow ran its tongue over its lips.
  • The taste of the spice was still on her tongue.
  • The little girl stuck her tongue out at me.
  • Learning how to tongue notes on the clarinet

Synonyms for Tongue

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