well–spoken

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adjective well–spo·ken \ˈwel-ˈspō-kən\

Definition of well–spoken

  1. 1 :  speaking well, fitly, or courteously <a well–spoken young woman>

  2. 2 :  spoken with propriety <well–spoken words>

15th Century

First Known Use of well–spoken

15th century


WELL–SPOKEN Defined for English Language Learners

well–spoken

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adjective well–spo·ken \ˈwel-ˈspō-kən\

Definition of well–spoken for English Language Learners

  • : speaking well, politely, or appropriately

  • : spoken in an appropriate and proper way

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