Smooth-spoken Smooth"-spo`ken, a. Speaking smoothly; plausible; flattering; smooth-tongued. [1913 Webster]

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  • smooth-spoken — [smo͞oth′spō΄kən] adj. speaking in a pleasing, persuasive, or polished manner …   English World dictionary

  • smooth-spoken — adj 1. gentle, soft spoken, subtle; silver tongued, persuasive, suasive, eloquent, moving, winning; fluent, flowing, smooth, suave; dulcet, agreeable, pleasant, sweet, mellifluent, mellifluous. 2. glib, slick, fast talking; oily, unctuous, suave; …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • smooth-spoken — a. See smooth tongued …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • smooth-spoken — /ˈsmuð spoʊkən/ (say smoohdh spohkuhn) adjective 1. speaking easily and well. 2. polished in speech and manner. 3. → smooth tongued (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • smooth-spoken — /smoohdh spoh keuhn/, adj. speaking or spoken easily and softly. [1815 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • smooth-spoken — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Fluently persuasive and forceful: articulate, eloquent, facund, silver tongued. See WORDS …   English dictionary for students

  • smooth-spoken — adjective expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively able to dazzle with his facile tongue silver speech • Syn: ↑eloquent, ↑facile, ↑fluent, ↑silver, ↑silver tongued • Similar to …   Useful english dictionary

  • smooth-spo|ken — «SMOOTH SPOH kuhn», adjective. speaking easily and pleasantly; blandly gracious or polished in speech: »a smooth spoken young lady …   Useful english dictionary

  • smooth-tongued — [smo͞oth′tuŋd΄] adj. smooth spoken, esp. in a plausible or flattering way …   English World dictionary

  • smooth — Synonyms and related words: Ciceronian, Demosthenian, Demosthenic, Machiavellian, Machiavellic, Mickey Mouse, Tullian, accordant, acomous, acute, adipose, adulatory, agreeable, aid, align, alike, all jaw, allay, ameliorate, appease, arch,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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