silver-tongued

adjective

sil·​ver-tongued ˈsil-vər-ˌtəŋd How to pronounce silver-tongued (audio)
: marked by convincing and eloquent expression
a silver-tongued politician

Examples of silver-tongued in a Sentence

famed as a silver-tongued orator, Daniel Webster used his oratorical gifts in vigorous support of the Union

Word History

First Known Use

1592, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of silver-tongued was in 1592

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Cite this Entry

“Silver-tongued.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/silver-tongued. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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