(Of a gesture, circumstance, etc.) convey a great deal without using words: a look that spoke volumes his record speaks volumes for his determination
More example sentences
- ‘Don't bring my brother into this,’ Micah's tone was cold and spoke volumes more than the words themselves.
- His expression spoke volumes his words could not.
- Buffy stood up and walked toward Spike, and I could see how effortlessly her every gesture spoke volumes to him.
Definition of speak volumes in:
- The US English dictionary