silver-tongued


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sil·ver-tongued

(sĭl′vər-tŭngd′)
adj.
Having or exhibiting the power of fluent and persuasive speech; eloquent.
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silver-tongued

adj
persuasive; eloquent: silver-tongued salesman.
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sil′ver-tongued′



adj.
persuasive; eloquent.
[1585–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.silver-tongued - 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"
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silver-tongued

adjective
Fluently persuasive and forceful:
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Translations

silver-tongued

[ˈsɪlvəˈtʌŋd] ADJelocuente, con pico de oro
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