trip off the tongue

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trip off the tongue

To be very easy or enjoyable to say. When you name your food truck, make sure it's something that trips off the tongue so that people will remember it. The book is a joy to read aloud. The passages just trip off the tongue.
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roll/slip/trip off the ˈtongue

be easy to say or pronounce: It’s not a name that exactly trips off the tongue, is it?
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Buttons keeps it at home Silver Wisp, third to Dr Devious in the 1992 Derby, is the best horse owned by Bill and Shirley Robins, but half a dozen household names over jumps tripped off the tongue with names like Wonder Man, Danny Harrold and Silver Wedge.
While other answers just tripped off the tongue and were completely wrong
Intricate passages tripped off the tongue carried by speedy semiquavers, with a final energetic sextet playing with language in a mind-teasing patter song.
Sir - At least five years ago, before MRSA and Clostridium difficile tripped off the tongue, I pointed out from the floor of a Blackpool fringe meeting that the risk per hour of accidental death was between two and five hundred times greater in a hospital bed than on a motorway.
household names who tripped off the tongue in every nation of the world.
names that tripped off the tongue while their luscious products dripped off your lips.
Even brands that once tripped off the tongue without a thought can soon be forgotten.
Names such as Ray Charles and Eddie Cochran tripped off the tongues of those who, through them, were first inspired to take up an instrument and carve out their own reputations.