from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Chosen or expressed with aptness or propriety.
  • adjective Courteous in speech.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Spoken well or with propriety: as, a well-spoken recitation.
  • See well spoken, under speak.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Speaking well; speaking with fitness or grace; speaking kindly.
  • adjective Spoken with propriety.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Eloquent and able with regards to speech.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective speaking or spoken fittingly or pleasingly


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