What is the meaning of "on the tip of one’s tongue"?

The meaning of "on the tip of one’s tongue" is:

about to remember something


What is the definition of "on the tip of one’s tongue"?

The definition of "on the tip of one’s tongue" is:

about to remember something



"on the tip of one’s tongue" means

about to remember something



Example Sentences:

A: What’s the name of the capital city of Alaska?
B: ….
A: What?
B: I know, but I can’t remember.
A: Please, it’s important.
B: It’s on the tip of my tongue!
A: Okay.
B: Got it! Juneau!

When Ryan’s teacher asked him to answer a difficult question, Ryan was frustrated because the answer was on the tip of his tongue, but he wasn’t able to remember it.

From the Blogs:

Alfredo Herz: on the tip of my tongue

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on the tip of one's tongue