Definition of silver tongue in English:

silver tongue

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A tendency to be eloquent and persuasive in speaking: it is likely that his silver tongue had got around her
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  • So, what if you weren't born with a silver tongue?
  • My only saving grace is my silver tongue - I am pretty good with words, but not much else.
  • Timothy was the obvious asset: with his sterling reputation and silver tongue, no mental powers might be necessary.



More example sentences
  • He seduces a lonely teenage girl (Evan Rachel Wood) and becomes a hero to her younger brother, but dangerous forces lurk beneath his silver-tongued surface.
  • The silver-tongued Casanova, who turned deception into an art form, convinced them to abandon their studies, betray their wealthy farming families and jettison their self-respect.
  • A fax was promised to me but never came; the silver-tongued deceiver will be made to pay.

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