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Origin of short-spoken
Words nearby short-spoken
Example sentences from the Web for short-spoken
I was trying to move the sofa at the moment and I was inclined to be short-spoken.
One may be naturally cold, short-spoken and stern, the other suave and gentle, yet both be equally good leaders.Manpower|Lincoln Clarke Andrews
The next day he was as short-spoken as Bat Truxton had been the day before Hapgood had tempted him, as irritable.Under Handicap|Jackson Gregory
He is a decent, bluff, short-spoken old chap, with his heart in his work.Max Carrados|Ernest Bramah