soft–spoken

play
adjective soft–spo·ken \ˈsȯf(t)-ˈspō-kən\

Definition of soft–spoken

  1. :  having a mild or gentle voice; also :  suave

1609

First Known Use of soft–spoken

1609


SOFT–SPOKEN Defined for English Language Learners

soft-spoken

play
adjective

Definition of soft–spoken for English Language Learners

  • : having a gentle, quiet voice or manner

Learn More about soft–spoken


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up soft–spoken? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

the point at which something begins

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!