weigh one's words

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of weigh one's words

: to think carefully about what one is going to say
  • You should weigh your words before you answer that question.

Word by Word Definitions

weigh play
  1. : to ascertain the heaviness of by or as if by a balance

  2. : outweigh

  3. : counterbalance

  1. : way

word play words
  1. : a speech sound or series of speech sounds that symbolizes and communicates a meaning usually without being divisible into smaller units capable of independent use

  2. : the entire set of linguistic forms produced by combining a single base with various inflectional elements without change in the part of speech elements

  3. : a written or printed character or combination of characters representing a spoken word

  1. : to express in words : phrase

  2. : speak


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