Synonyms for tongue-tied
- at a loss for words
- choked up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TONGUE-TIED
The certainty that she knew what they had tried so hard to conceal kept them tongue-tied.
Other considerations occurring to his prudence had kept him tongue-tied from day to day.
A woman is tongue-tied by the countless conventionalities of education.
It, however, checked her advances, and for some time held her tongue-tied.
I expected on the whole to see him tongue-tied, especially before Dolly and Dilly.
The assurance that I had gained at Court forsook me, and I was tongue-tied as any calf-lover.
You can talk about anything else; you are tongue-tied about your religion.
She stood like one speechless, tongue-tied, as if in a dream.
She imagined that Kate was awed and tongue-tied in her presence.
Now he sat there silent, disturbed, nervous, and tongue-tied.
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