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Thong vs. Tongue

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  • Thong (noun)

    A strip of leather.

  • Thong (noun)

    An item of footwear, usually of rubber, secured by two straps which join to pass between the big toe and its neighbour.

  • Thong (noun)

    An undergarment or swimwear consisting of very narrow strips designed to cover just the genitals and nothing more.

    "No! I won't buy you a thong. You're too young for that."

  • Thong (noun)

    The largest section of a bullwhip constructed of many straps of braided leather.

  • Tongue (noun)

    The flexible muscular organ in the mouth that is used to move food around, for tasting and that is moved into various positions to modify the flow of air from the lungs in order to produce different sounds in speech.

  • Tongue (noun)

    Any similar organ, such as the lingual ribbon, or odontophore, of a mollusk; the proboscis of a moth or butterfly; or the lingua of an insect.

  • Tongue (noun)

    A language.

    "He was speaking in his native tongue."

    "The poem was written in her native tongue."

  • Tongue (noun)

    The power of articulate utterance; speech generally.

  • Tongue (noun)

    Discourse; fluency of speech or expression.

  • Tongue (noun)

    Honourable discourse; eulogy.

  • Tongue (noun)

    Glossolalia.

  • Tongue (noun)

    In a shoe, the flap of material that goes between the laces and the foot, so called because it resembles a tongue in the mouth.

  • Tongue (noun)

    Any large or long physical protrusion on an automotive or machine part or any other part that fits into a long groove on another part.

  • Tongue (noun)

    A projection, or slender appendage or fixture.

    "the tongue of a buckle, or of a balance"

  • Tongue (noun)

    A long, narrow strip of land, projecting from the mainland into a sea or lake.

  • Tongue (noun)

    The pole of a vehicle; especially, the pole of an ox cart, to the end of which the oxen are yoked.

  • Tongue (noun)

    The clapper of a bell.

  • Tongue (noun)

    An individual point of flame from a fire.

  • Tongue (noun)

    A small sole (type of fish).

  • Tongue (noun)

    A short piece of rope spliced into the upper part of standing backstays, etc.; also, the upper main piece of a mast composed of several pieces.

  • Tongue (noun)

    A reed.

  • Tongue (verb)

    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).

    "Playing wind instruments involves tonguing on the reed or mouthpiece."

  • Tongue (verb)

    To manipulate with the tongue, as in kissing or oral sex.

  • Tongue (verb)

    To protrude in relatively long, narrow sections.

    "a soil horizon that tongues into clay"

  • Tongue (verb)

    To join by means of a tongue and groove.

    "to tongue boards together"

  • Tongue (verb)

    To talk; to prate.

  • Tongue (verb)

    To speak; to utter.

  • Tongue (verb)

    To chide; to scold.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Thong (noun)

    A strap of leather; especially, one used for fastening anything.

  • Tongue (noun)

    an organ situated in the floor of the mouth of most vertebrates and connected with the hyoid arch.

  • Tongue (noun)

    The power of articulate utterance; speech.

  • Tongue (noun)

    Discourse; fluency of speech or expression.

  • Tongue (noun)

    Honorable discourse; eulogy.

  • Tongue (noun)

    A language; the whole sum of words used by a particular nation; as, the English tongue.

  • Tongue (noun)

    Speech; words or declarations only; - opposed to thoughts or actions.

  • Tongue (noun)

    A people having a distinct language.

  • Tongue (noun)

    The lingual ribbon, or odontophore, of a mollusk.

  • Tongue (noun)

    Any small sole.

  • Tongue (noun)

    That which is considered as resembing an animal's tongue, in position or form.

  • Tongue (noun)

    A projection, or slender appendage or fixture; as, the tongue of a buckle, or of a balance.

  • Tongue (noun)

    A projection on the side, as of a board, which fits into a groove.

  • Tongue (noun)

    A point, or long, narrow strip of land, projecting from the mainland into a sea or a lake.

  • Tongue (noun)

    The pole of a vehicle; especially, the pole of an ox cart, to the end of which the oxen are yoked.

  • Tongue (noun)

    The clapper of a bell.

  • Tongue (noun)

    A short piece of rope spliced into the upper part of standing backstays, etc.; also. the upper main piece of a mast composed of several pieces.

  • Tongue (noun)

    Same as Reed, n., 5.

  • Tongue

    To speak; to utter.

  • Tongue

    To chide; to scold.

  • Tongue

    To modulate or modify with the tongue, as notes, in playing the flute and some other wind instruments.

  • Tongue

    To join means of a tongue and grove; as, to tongue boards together.

  • Tongue (verb)

    To talk; to prate.

  • Tongue (verb)

    To use the tongue in forming the notes, as in playing the flute and some other wind instruments.

Webster Dictionary
  • Thong (noun)

    leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip

  • Thong (noun)

    a thin strip of leather; often used to lash things together

  • Tongue (noun)

    a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity

  • Tongue (noun)

    a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language

  • Tongue (noun)

    any long thin projection that is transient;

    "tongues of flame licked at the walls"

    "rifles exploded quick knives of fire into the dark"

  • Tongue (noun)

    a manner of speaking;

    "he spoke with a thick tongue"

    "she has a glib tongue"

  • Tongue (noun)

    a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea

  • Tongue (noun)

    the tongue of certain animals used as meat

  • Tongue (noun)

    the flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot

  • Tongue (noun)

    metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side

  • Tongue (verb)

    articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments

  • Tongue (verb)

    lick or explore with the tongue

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