tongue-twister Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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tongue-twisternoun [C]

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a ​sentence or phrase that is ​intended to be ​difficult to say, ​especially when ​repeatedquickly and often: "She ​sellsseashells on the seashore" is a well-known tongue-twister.
(Definition of tongue-twister from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tongue twisternoun [C]

 us   /ˈtʌŋ ˌtwɪs·tər/
a ​name or set of words that are ​difficult to ​pronounce
(Definition of tongue twister from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tongue-twister”
in Chinese (Simplified) 绕口令…
in Turkish tekerleme…
in Russian скороговорка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 繞口令…
in Polish łamaniec językowy…
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