tongues wag


tongues wag
tongues wag phrase
if tongues wag, people say unkind things about someone
set/​start tongues wagging:

Leaving his car parked outside her house was bound to set tongues wagging.

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  • tongues wag — if tongues wag, people say unkind things about someone set/start tongues wagging: Leaving his car parked outside her house was bound to set tongues wagging …   English dictionary

  • tongues wag — {informal} People speak in an excited or gossipy manner; people spread rumors. * /If married women go out with other men, tongues will wag./ * /When the bank clerk showed up in an expensive new car, tongues wagged./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tongues wag — {informal} People speak in an excited or gossipy manner; people spread rumors. * /If married women go out with other men, tongues will wag./ * /When the bank clerk showed up in an expensive new car, tongues wagged./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tongues\ wag — informal People speak in an excited or gossipy manner; people spread rumors. If married women go out with other men, tongues will wag. When the bank clerk showed up in an expensive new car, tongues wagged …   Словарь американских идиом

  • make tongues wag — See: TONGUES TO WAG …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make tongues wag — See: TONGUES TO WAG …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make\ tongues\ wag — See: tongues to wag …   Словарь американских идиом

  • wag — 1 verb (I, T) 1 to shake your finger or head repeatedly, especially to show disapproval: wag your finger: “You naughty girl!” Mom said, wagging her finger at me. 2 if a dog wags its tail, it moves it repeatedly from one side to the other 3… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • wag´ger — wag1 «wag», verb, wagged, wag|ging, noun. –v.t. 1. to cause to wag: »The dog wagged its tail. Her highborne turban d head she wags and rolls her darkling eye (Walt Whitman). 2. to move (the …   Useful english dictionary

  • wag — See: TONGUES TO WAG or TONGUES WAG …   Dictionary of American idioms