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short-spoken

[ shawrt-spoh-kuhn ]
/ ˈʃɔrtˈspoʊ kən /
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adjective

speaking in a short, brief, or curt manner.

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Origin of short-spoken

First recorded in 1860–65
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British Dictionary definitions for short-spoken

short-spoken

adjective

tending to be abrupt in speech
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