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Definition of bite (one's) tongue

bite (one's) tongue

verb

  • to restrain one's self, and not say something that one wants to say.
    When the crowd was asked if there were any objections, I had to bite my tongue.

    Last edited on May 06 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'bite':

Definitions include: to talk a lot but never take action.
Definitions include: a young child.
Definitions include: to be of poor quality, displeasing.
Definitions include: to have negative consequences.
Definitions include: to fall and hit the ground.
Definitions include: a command, similar to "Go to hell!" (i.e. "Leave me alone!"
Definitions include: to take on a situation one can't master.
Definitions include: to have negative consequences.
Definitions include: a dismissive retort; "go to hell".
Definitions include: to reprimand.
Definitions include: to be nervous or afraid.
Definitions include: a person who "bites".
Definitions include: to die or to get killed.
Definitions include: to stoically endure something unpleasant.
Definitions include: to start drinking alcohol again in the morning to avoid feeling hung-over.

Other terms relating to 'tongue':

Definitions include: to kiss each other in a constantly and wild..
Definitions include: about to be remembered.
Definitions include: to French kiss.
Definitions include: tongue used during a French kiss.
Definitions include: the pretention, both verbal and physical, toward expertise in the martial arts by someone who lacks such ability.
Definitions include: not to be taken seriously.
Definitions include: to kiss with tongue contact.
Definitions include: to stimulate with the tongue.
Definitions include: to stimulate the anus sexually with one's tongue.
Definitions include: Lick a woman's ass
Definitions include: A hand and tongue gesture when a man wants to give a woman oral pleasure. Compare to: Cunnalingous,or Oral pleasure.
Definitions include: to kiss passionately.

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