Meaning of “tongue” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /tʌŋ/
Extra Examples
The little boy stuck his tongue out.The snake has a forked tongue.She bit her tongue by accident.The infection caused his tongue to become swollen.The ice cream was cold on her tongue.

B1 the soft thing inside your mouth that you move and use for tasting and speaking

FOOD [ C, U ]

the tongue of some animals that you can eat as meat

LANGUAGE [ C ] formal

(Definition of “tongue” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)