smooth-spoken


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smooth-spoken

adj
speaking or spoken in a gently persuasive or competent manner
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.smooth-spoken - expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively; "able to dazzle with his facile tongue"; "silver speech"
articulate - expressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language; "articulate speech"; "an articulate orator"; "articulate beings"

smooth-spoken

adjective
Fluently persuasive and forceful:
Translations

smooth-spoken

[ˈsmuːðˈspəʊkən] ADJ smooth-talking [ˈsmuːðˈtɔːkɪŋ] ADJafable (pej) → zalamero, meloso

smooth-spoken

[ˌsmuːðˈspəʊkn] smooth-tongued [ˌsmuːðˈtʌŋd] adjmellifluo/a
References in classic literature ?
He had said it again in New York, when the smooth-spoken agent had taken them in hand and made them pay such high prices, and almost prevented their leaving his place, in spite of their paying.
They said that there were two constables, in a town a little piece ahead, who would go in with 'em to get 'em taken up, and the young woman was to be taken before a judge; and one of the fellows, who is small and smooth-spoken, was to swear to her for his property, and get her delivered over to him to take south.
I told the smooth-spoken gentleman from Scotland Yard so--Mr.