from The Century Dictionary.
- Soft or sweet in speech.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Soft to sweet in speech; persuasive.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective idiomatic Having a sweet and smooth voice
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And to be a ladies 'man it is understood that he must be a fashionable man, a conformist, a pliant, time-serving, honey-mouthed, smile-faced, glove-handed, eel-natured kind of a creature, as ready to smile on a sin as a virtue; whose rebukes are so sugared that they are as agreeable to take as homeopathic pills.
Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women On the Various Duties of Life, Physical, Intellectual, And Moral Development; Self-Culture, Improvement, Dress, Beauty, Fashion, Employment, Education, The Home Relations, Their Duties To Young Men, Marriage, Womanhood And Happiness.
I hate your honey-mouthed, easy-going skippers, who simper out, ` Please, my good men, have the goodness to brace round the foreyard when the ship's taken aback. '
Frothy professing Pastorets, honey-mouthed conciliatory Lamourettes, and speechless nameless individuals sit plentiful, as Moderates, in the middle.