tounge vs tongue : Common Errors in English

About tounge vs tongue

“Tounge” is a common misspelling of “tongue.”

tongue Meaning(s)

  • (n) a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
  • (n) a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
  • (n) any long thin projection that is transient
  • (n) a manner of speaking
  • (n) a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
  • (n) the tongue of certain animals used as meat
  • (n) the flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot
  • (n) metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side
  • (v) articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments
  • (v) lick or explore with the tongue

tongue in News

  1. Dr. Kanani, Woodland Hills Dentist: Tongue Brushing May Be as Important as Tooth Brushing

    According to an April 1, 2013 issue of, it's easy to think that all dental problems would be solved by just brushing and flossing the teeth, but that may be only half the issue. Woodland Hills dentist Dr. Kanani says that tongue brushing is an often-neglected aspect of oral care that can lead to large dentist bills. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: PRWeb

  2. Mother Earth/Mother Tongue Half Marathon Trail Race and 5K Run

    The first annual Mother Earth/Mother Tongue (ME/MT) Half Marathon Trail Race and 5K will take place Saturday, June 22nd, 2013, the run beginning at the Greenwood, SD pow-wow grounds and continuing approximately 14 miles and ending at "Cedar Church" above Pickstown, SD that is located across from the Fort Randall Casino/Ft. Randall pow-wow grounds of the Ihankthunwan DaNakota "Yankton Sioux ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Native American Times

  3. Tongue Patch diet, pioneered in Beverly Hills, all the talk in Venezuela

    A patch the size of a postage stamp, sewn to the top of the tongue, makes it painful to eat solid food -- and difficult to speak or sleep.
    on June 10, 2013 Source: The Post-Standard

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