silver-tongued

[ sil-ver-tuhngd ]
/ ˈsɪl vərˈtʌŋd /

adjective

persuasive; eloquent: a silver-tongued orator.

Nearby words

  1. silver-gilt,
  2. silver-lace vine,
  3. silver-plate,
  4. silver-plated,
  5. silver-spooned,
  6. silver-y moth,
  7. silverback,
  8. silverberg,
  9. silverberry,
  10. silverchair

Origin of silver-tongued

First recorded in 1585–95

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British Dictionary definitions for silver-tongued

silver-tongued

adjective

persuasive; eloquentsilver-tongued salesman
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