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silver-tongued

[ sil-ver-tuhngd ]
/ ˈsɪl vərˈtʌŋd /
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adjective
persuasive; eloquent: a silver-tongued orator.

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As charming as a silver bell.

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Origin of silver-tongued

First recorded in 1585–95; silver + tongue + -ed3
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silver-tongued

adjective
persuasive; eloquentsilver-tongued salesman
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