tongue-tied


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tongue-tied

(tŭng′tīd′)
adj.
Affected with tongue-tie.
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"I was tongue-tied speaking to Faye from Steps, who was my idol growing up," said Vick, 28.
That's the excuse Fenton Graham should have given, but apparently he was too tongue-tied to think of it when the cops popped him.
Summary: Andrew Garfield was almost left tongue-tied after being asked which couple he and girlfriend Emma Stone would go on a double date with.
If a baby is tongue-tied, by definition, the frenulum is short, tight and restricts normal tongue movement.
Rizaov, disappointedly, comments that he respected Ivanov greatly and had great hopes that finally the true president of the Republic of Macedonia would appear on the political scene but unfortunately it was not this tongue-tied double.
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Standing there that day, he was quite tongue-tied for a moment.
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PARENTS Nicola Wright and Simon Flint were lost for words when they found out their newborn baby was literally tongue-tied.
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