Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Spoken in a kind way: as, a kind-spoken word.
  • Characterized by kindly speech: as, a kind-spoken gentleman.

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Examples

  • “I know it must seem crazy and extremely frustrating,” said a very soft and kind-spoken Julie.

    The Right Fit

  • "Mr. Fowler was a very kind-spoken, free-handed gentle - man," said Mr.. Toller serenely.

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

  • You seem so kind-spoken and pleasant-like as if you might be related to a preacher, and I thought mebbe you wouldn't mind just makin 'a little short prayer

    The Witness

  • "Mr. Fowler was a very kind-spoken, free-handed gentleman," said

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

  • "Mr. Fowler was a very kind-spoken, free-handed gentleman," said Mrs. Toller serenely.

    The Adventure of the Copper Beeches

  • 'It don't hurt me,' said Sarah, in disdain; and as Arthur shut his door, she murmured to herself, 'I'm not that sort to be knocked up with nothing; but he is an easy kind-spoken gentleman after all.

    Heartsease, Or, the Brother's Wife

  • The unnatural glitter of his eye, with its purple surroundings, gave me great uneasiness; but he was the same gentle, kind-spoken young master that he had ever been.

    Autobiography of a female slave,

  • He war a frien'ly sorter cuss, good-nachured an 'kind-spoken, but ye could put all the larnin' he hed in the corner o 'yer eye. "

    The Moonshiners At Hoho-Hebee Falls 1895

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