smooth-tongued


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smooth-tongued

(smo͞oth′tŭngd′)
adj.
Speaking or spoken in an artfully suave manner; ingratiating.

smooth-tongued

adj
suave or persuasive in speech

smooth′-tongued′



adj.
fluent in speech; glib.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.smooth-tongued - artfully persuasive in speech; "a glib tongue"; "a smooth-tongued hypocrite"
persuasive - intended or having the power to induce action or belief; "persuasive eloquence"; "a most persuasive speaker"; "a persuasive argument"

smooth-tongued

adjective
Characterized by ready but often insincere or superficial discourse:
Translations

smooth-tongued

[ˈsmuːðˈtʌŋd] ADJzalamero, meloso
References in classic literature ?
That first lying circular, that smooth-tongued slippery agent
Poyser might sit down if he liked, she thought; she wasn't going to sit down, as if she'd give in to any such smooth-tongued palaver.
Then uprose smooth-tongued Nestor, the facile speaker of the Pylians, and the words fell from his lips sweeter than honey.
The farmer who had been so churlish with Tess was quite smooth-tongued to Clare, and lent him a horse and man to drive him towards Marlott, the gig he had arrived in being sent back to Emminster; for the limit of a day's journey with that horse was reached.
While I ground, and pinched, and used these needy borrowers for my pleasure and profit, what smooth-tongued speeches, and courteous looks, and civil letters, they would have given me
It's simply what I feel around, the whole atmosphere of the place, the whole atmosphere you seem to create around you with these brutes Sarson and Meekins; and those white-faced, smooth-tongued Marconi men of yours, who can't talk decent English; and the post-office man, who can't look you in the face; and Miss Price, who looks as though she were one of the creatures, too, of your torture chamber.
And now, here was the man--whom I had always believed to be a smooth-tongued impostor--justifying the very worst that I had thought of him, and plainly revealing the mercenary object of the marriage, on his side
Smooth-tongued Tony works his magic once again and convinces Liz to sell up and move to Spain.
Elsewhere, smooth-tongued Tony works his magic again and convinces Liz to sell up and move to Spain.
Doublet and hose transformed Edmund into a smooth-tongued charmer and a devious royal courtier who needed all his wits about him to stop Miranda Richardson's precocious Elizabeth I from chopping off his head on a whim.