roll off the tongue

roll off the tongue
roll/trip/slip/off the tongue phrase
to be easy to pronounce

It’s not exactly a name that rolls off the tongue.

Thesaurus: pronunciation and pronouncing wordssynonym
Main entry: tongue

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roll off the tongue — see tongue, 1
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Main Entry:roll

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roll/slip/trip off the ˈtongue idiom
to be easy to say or pronounce

It's not a name that exactly trips off the tongue, is it?

Main entry:tongueidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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