What is a tongue?

The tongue is the muscle inside the mouth that helps us taste and talk. The plural is ‘tongues’.

idioms with the body part ‘tongue’

Let’s look at some popular body idioms that contain the word ‘tongue’.


I’ve added the meaning and a picture example too.

idiomatic expressions with body parts - tongue
tongue idioms - bite one’s tongue
tongue idioms - cat got one’s tongue
tongue idioms - mother tongue
tongue idioms - on the tip of one's tongue
tongue idioms - slip of the tongue
tongue idioms - tongue in cheek
tongue idioms - tongue-tied