: ingratiating in speech

Word History

First Known Use

1579, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of smooth-tongued was in 1579

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“Smooth-tongued.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smooth-tongued. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition


: flattering but not truthfully so

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