tonguing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

tonguing

  1. present participle of tongue

Noun[edit]

tonguing (plural tonguings)

  1. A licking or lapping with the tongue.
    • 1992, The Ultimate Sex Book
      Your partner will be so eager to be licked and caressed that your introductory tonguings in this area just won't be enough.
  2. (music) A technique used with wind instruments to enunciate different notes using the tongue on the reed or mouthpiece.

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