Meaning of tongue tie in English:

tongue tie


  • A malformation which restricts the movement of the tongue and causes a speech impediment.

    ‘In the past, it was common for doctors to treat tongue tie by cutting the frenulum, a minor surgical procedure.’
    • ‘Once she established the tongue tie, she gave him a pacifier dipped in sugar water, grabbed his tongue with a some gauze, injected just a bit of lidocaine, then snipped it.’