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soft-spoken Line breaks: soft-spoken
Pronunciation: /sɒftˈspəʊk(ə)n/

Definition of soft-spoken in English:


Speaking or said with a gentle, quiet voice: he was invariably courteous and soft-spoken
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  • I quickly settled in with my gentle, smiling, soft-spoken family.
  • On second thought, Allison and Heuer are gentle, soft-spoken people, not given to such language.
  • Ganguli comes across as a gentle, soft-spoken person with a brilliant smile.

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