loose tongue

loose tongue

1. Same as cross tongue.
2. A spline in a spline joint.
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Those who are hostile to me are glad to believe any libel uttered by a loose tongue against me.
Military officers destitute of military knowledge; naval officers with no idea of a ship; civil officers without a notion of affairs; brazen ecclesiastics, of the worst world worldly, with sensual eyes, loose tongues, and looser lives; all totally unfit for their several callings, all lying horribly in pretending to belong to them, but all nearly or remotely of the order of Monseigneur, and therefore foisted on all public employments from which anything was to be got; these were to be told off by the score and the score.
This time his loose tongue and lazy grasp of detail has made life much more difficult for Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe.
It may begin with Fluffy, the three-headed dog who's guarding the philosopher's stone, but Hagrid's love for large animals and his loose tongue forms the basis for many twists in the franchise.
However, she discovers Cory has a loose tongue and that the whole school now thinks this is an open opportunity.
However, she soon discovers Cory has a loose tongue and that the whole school now thinks this is an open opportunity.
She was a bit of a liability with her loose tongue.
I'm old enough to remember the evil of Hitler and his storm-troopers - the fear and misery he created with a loose tongue and a heart and mind full of hatred.
PUBLIC REACTIONS "I believe governor Louis Lobong had a loose tongue and actually said what he was quoted of saying, and this is why he did not react to the first publication.
The mindset of these leaders and their loose tongue are signs of a serious malady, which if not treated now can rot the political system of this country.
Also taking to the Twitter, Falchuk had apparently sent angry messages to the<em>&nbsp;"Glee" </em>extra, warning Crowther that her loose tongue has cost her of any future projects in Hollywood.