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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tongue tie, ankyloglossiaverb

    a congenital anomaly in which the mucous membrane under the tongue is too short limiting the mobility of the tongue

  2. tongue-tieverb

    deprive of speech

    "When he met his idol, the young man was tongue-tied"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tongue-tienoun

    impeded motion of the tongue because of the shortness of the fraenum, or of the adhesion of its margins to the gums

  2. Tongue-tieverb

    to deprive of speech or the power of speech, or of distinct articulation

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tongue-tie in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tongue-tie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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