American English

Definition of spoken for adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


    spoken for

    [not before noun]
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  1. 1already claimed or being kept for someone I'm afraid you can't sit there—those seats are spoken for.
  2. 2(old-fashioned) Liza is already spoken for (= she is already married or has a partner).
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