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Meaning of TONGUE-TIED

Pronunciation:  'tung`tId

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  unable to express yourself clearly or fluently; "felt tongue-tied with embarrassment"; "incoherent with grief"
 

TONGUE-TIED is a 11 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: inarticulate, incoherent, unarticulate
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tongue"-tied`\, a.
1. Destitute of the power of distinct articulation; having an
   impediment in the speech, esp. when caused by a short
   fr[ae]num.

2. Unable to speak freely, from whatever cause.

         Love, therefore, and tongue-tied simplicity. --Shak.

 

 

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