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Definition of "silver-tongued" [silver-tongued]

  • Having or exhibiting the power of fluent and persuasive speech; eloquent. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "silver-tongued" in a sentence
  • "As ambassador in Washington, Mr. Haqqani was often referred to as "silver-tongued," a man able to communicate effectively with officials of different political persuasions."
  • "Those who arrived in that historic election aren't ready to dub the silver-tongued, silver-haired Georgian the answer to Mitt Romney just yet."
  • "He’d been called silver-tongued by more than one lover in the past."