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Definition of "tongued" []

  • Having a tongue or tongues (adjective)
  • (in combination) (adjective)
  • Having a manner of speech as specified (adjective)
  • Resembling a tongue (adjective)

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  • Used in compounds such as sharp-tongued to indicate a particular manner of speaking. (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of tongue. (verb)

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Use "tongued" in a sentence
  • "When the boy had torn the steaming carcass across and cooled it, Jerry's meal began; nor did the meal cease till the last sliver of meat had been stripped and tongued from the bones and the bones crunched and crackled to fragments and swallowed."
  • "When the boy had torn the steaming carcass across and cooled it, Jerry’s meal began; nor did the meal cease till the last sliver of meat had been stripped and tongued from the bones and the bones crunched and crackled to fragments and swallowed."
  • "It is the noise the attempt would make in the world that would breed the subsequent attempts, by unsettling the rickety minds of men who envy the criminal his vast notoriety -- his obscure name tongued by stupendous"