from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Speechless or confused in expression, as from shyness, embarrassment, or astonishment.
- adj. Affected with tongue-tie.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Unable to express oneself clearly or fluently; at a loss for words.
- adj. Suffering from tongue-tie or ankyloglossia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Destitute of the power of distinct articulation; having an impediment in the speech, esp. when caused by a short frænum.
- adj. Unable to speak freely, from whatever cause.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the tongue tied, by reason of the shortness of the bridle or frenum, to the extent of impeding speech or causing indistinct articulation.
- Unable to speak out or freely from whatever cause, as embarrassment: as, “tongue-tied simplicity,”
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. unable to express yourself clearly or fluently
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