Definition of man/woman of few words
- My grandfather was a man of few words.
: an individual human
: a man belonging to a particular category (as by birth, residence, membership, or occupation)
: to supply with people (as for service)
: to station members of a ship's crew at
: to serve in the force or complement of
: an adult female person
: a woman belonging to a particular category (as by birth, residence, membership, or occupation)
: not many persons or things
: consisting of or amounting to only a small number
: at least some but indeterminately small in number
: a small number of units or individuals
: a special limited number
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