Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The art, skill or science of speech or language.
  • n. grammar

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art or science of language; grammar.

Etymologies

From speech +‎ -craft. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The construction and content of this - to my ears - mirrored the King/X speechcraft.

    Archive 2007-02-04

  • And the speechcraft and even the ideas within are remarkably similar.

    Archive 2007-02-04

  • Kathleen Parker's ride on Air Force One should tide her over for a few more bailouts and The One's speechcraft should give Peggy Noonan plenty to praise for the foreseeable future, so the smart money's on Brooks.

    From On High

  • Last night's news coverage, at its best, added nuance and context and a sense of consequence to the statecraft and speechcraft that was Obama's articulation of his war strategy.

    CJR

  • Naomi Long for her speechcraft and fluent (and combative) contributions to Assembly debates.

    Slugger O'Toole

  •  ” This she did several times, muttering to herself, “On the breath, dear child, on the breath,” in imitation of her speechcraft instructor, whom she greatly admired.

    Death of a Fool

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