set tongues wagging

see tongues wag.

Words Nearby set tongues wagging

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How to use set tongues wagging in a sentence

  • Inquiries were made throughout the parish, which only served to set tongues wagging more than ever.

    The Fourth Watch | H. A. Cody
  • Aphrodite could do what she chose and no one worried; but an indiscretion of Artemis set tongues wagging.

    The Mountebank | William J. Locke
  • Thomas Haydon was the last man in the world to set tongues wagging and to give anxiety to friends by such a trick.

    Jack Haydon's Quest | John Finnemore
  • This answer set tongues wagging again, and revived the opinion that I was a downright Phalaris.

  • The mere fact that she had been in Hal's runabout was enough to set tongues wagging.

    The Clarion | Samuel Hopkins Adams