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smooth-tongued

[smooth-tuhngd]
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adjective
  1. fluent or convincing in speech; glib.
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Origin of smooth-tongued

First recorded in 1585–95
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Examples from the Web for smooth-tongued

Historical Examples

  • He is in debt to every merchant of the place—a smooth-tongued deceiver.

    Two Penniless Princesses

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • We ain't as mealy-mouthed and as p'lite and as smooth-tongued as the moderns.

    One Of Them

    Charles James Lever

  • This comes of listening to a woman and a smooth-tongued Tuscan at that.

    The Italian Twins

    Lucy Fitch Perkins

  • "He is a smooth-tongued man in very truth, Bianca," said she.

    Historic Girlhoods

    Rupert S. Holland

  • Felix moved from group to group, solemn, yet smooth-tongued.

    Vayenne

    Percy Brebner


British Dictionary definitions for smooth-tongued

smooth-tongued

adjective
  1. suave or persuasive in speech
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