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Definition of "tongues" []

  • A person or thing that claps (noun)
  • A contrivance for producing a sound of clapping, as for scaring birds (noun)
  • A small piece of metal suspended within a bell that causes it to sound when made to strike against its side (noun)
  • Plural form of tongue. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tongue. (verb)

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Use "tongues" in a sentence
  • "Speaking or praying in tongues is a common — some would say required — practice in Pentecostal and charismatic Christianity, the fastest-growing form of Christianity in the world."
  • "Speaking in tongues is amusing to normal people but I’d hardly call it comedy."
  • "Just put a dictionary in, run the chopper for 30 seconds and you too can enjoy speaking in tongues!"