tongue twister

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tongue twister an expression that is difficult to articulate clearly "`rubber baby buggy bumper' is a tongue twister"
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Usage

In literature:

Apparently, this was tongue-twisters' night.
"High Adventure" by James Norman Hall
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In news:

There are tongue twister limericks and twitmericks – limericks in the twitter format (or is it the other way around?
Tyler Perry's 'I Can Do Bad All by Myself' is a too-long tongue twister of trouble.
Off we go to the tree house in the sky full of jump rope songs, nursery rhymes, folk songs, tongue twisters, ring games, eefing, 1920s & 30s, and more.
(Please don't worry if you can't pronounce these tongue twisters.
There's the title, for one - the ridiculously complex spelling of the real-life town (Schenectady) makes for a tongue twister.
Fort Collins' Raymond Bozmans learns tongue-twister lesson.
Kim Vogel, center, won the second annual Tongue Twister Tournament April 6.
Defendant's name a real tongue-twister (VIDEO).
Can KVJ get through tongue twisters without messing up.
Authorities in southern Wisconsin are facing a tongue twister thanks to the arrest of Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop- Bop - Bop .
(AP) – Authorities in southern Wisconsin are facing a tongue twister thanks to the arrest of Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop- Bop - Bop .
Christopher Gaze uses 'technique and elbow grease' to pull off tricky tongue twisters in Pirates of Penzance (with video).
Christopher Gaze uses 'technique and elbow grease ' to pull off tricky tongue twisters in Pirates of Penzance (with video).
The quartet's highest visibility came with "Present Tense," "Tongue Twister" and "Boomerang," a trio of major-label albums recorded for Elektra from 1979 to 1982.
"Consubstantial with the Father": That tongue-twister in the new Mass translation is one way we describe Jesus.
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