verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of tong1
OTHER WORDS FROM tongtonger, noun
Words nearby tong
Definition for tong (2 of 2)
Origin of tong2
Example sentences from the Web for tong
Using tongs, turn over the chimichangas and cook for an additional two to three minutes or until light golden brown.
Remove from the oven and, using tongs, redistribute them so they can continue to cook evenly.A one-pan salmon dinner with minty peas, orange and fennel|Daniela Galarza|April 1, 2021|Washington Post
To test the petals, use tongs to grasp the artichoke and use a kitchen towel to pull on a petal or two.
Flip the legs over, ideally using tongs, but take care not to tear the skin or meat.Harissa-glazed turkey legs with sweet potatoes deliver big flavor on a budget|Becky Krystal|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Using tongs, gently squeeze the base of each potato to open and fan the slices.This whole herb-roasted chicken with Hasselback potatoes is a holiday-ready sheet-pan dinner|Ann Maloney|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Around that time, in 1972, Chinese-American restaurateur Michael Tong opened Shun Lee Palace on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.‘The Search for General Tso’: The Origins of America’s Favorite Chinese Dish, General Tso’s Chicken|Marlow Stern|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their goal, he argues, is not world domination but da tong: “great harmony.”
Senator Christopher Dodd of Connecticut and Senator Mitch McConnell of Wherever are going at it hammer and tong.
The Treasurie of the French Tong: teaching the waye to varie all sortes of verbes.
Now, what I want to know is what the Hop Sing tong means by shipping the departed brethren by freight?Captain Scraggs|Peter B. Kyne
But behind the voual in our tong (so far as yet I can fynd) it hath no use.Of the Orthographie and Congruitie of the Britan Tongue|Alexander Hume
At the last-mentioned place it receives the Roch, and then goes westward to Farnworth, where it is joined by the Tong.
They make some distinction in another instance when speaking of crying, they say the men Tong-i; the women Tong-e.
British Dictionary definitions for tong (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for tong (2 of 2)
Word Origin for tong
Idioms and Phrases with tong
see hammer and tongs.