soft-spoken

[ sawft-spoh-kuh n, soft- ]
/ ˈsɔftˈspoʊ kən, ˈsɒft- /

adjective

(of persons) speaking with a soft or gentle voice; mild.
(of words) softly or mildly spoken; persuasive.

Origin of soft-spoken

First recorded in 1600–10
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soft-spoken


adjective

speaking or said with a soft gentle voice
able to persuade or impress by glibness of tongue
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