Definition of honey-tongued adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌhʌni ˈtʌŋd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhʌni ˈtʌŋd//
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(of a person) speaking sweetly or softly, or in a way that is intended to please, often without being sincere; (of a statement, piece of text, etc.) written or spoken in this way As a handsome, honey-tongued politician, he convinced the nation that going to war was a good idea. a honey-tongued lie His beautiful verses contain echoes of Shakespeare’s honey-tongued romantic poetry.