Definition of Short-spoken

Short-spoken a. means: Speaking in a quick or short manner; hence, gruff; curt.

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Short-spoken a. means: Speaking in a quick or short manner; hence, gruff; curt.

Meaning of Short-spoken

Short-spoken (a.) means: Speaking in a quick or short manner; hence, gruff; curt.

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Short-spoken (a.): Speaking in a quick or short manner; hence, gruff; curt.

Short (superl.): Engaging or engaged to deliver what is not possessed; as, short contracts; to be short of stock. See The shorts, under Short, n., and To sell short, under Short, adv.

Spoken (a.): Uttered in speech; delivered by word of mouth; oral; as, a spoken narrative; the spoken word.

Well-spoken (a.): Spoken with propriety; as, well-spoken words.

Plain-spoken (a.): Speaking with plain, unreserved sincerity; also, spoken sincerely; as, plain-spoken words.

Spoken (a.): Characterized by a certain manner or style in speaking; -- often in composition; as, a pleasant-spoken man.

Person (n.): One of three relations or conditions (that of speaking, that of being spoken to, and that of being spoken of) pertaining to a noun or a pronoun, and thence also to the verb of which it may be the subject.

Straight-spoken (a.): Speaking with directness; plain-spoken.

Short (superl.): Not long; having brief length or linear extension; as, a short distance; a short piece of timber; a short flight.

Short (adv.): In a short manner; briefly; limitedly; abruptly; quickly; as, to stop short in one's course; to turn short.

Pretty-spoken (a.): Spoken or speaking prettily.

Verbal (a.): Expressed in words, whether spoken or written, but commonly in spoken words; hence, spoken; oral; not written; as, a verbal contract; verbal testimony.

Short-lived (a.): Not living or lasting long; being of short continuance; as, a short-lived race of beings; short-lived pleasure; short-lived passion.

Speakable (a.): Capable of being spoken; fit to be spoken.

Short (adv.): Not prolonged, or relatively less prolonged, in utterance; -- opposed to long, and applied to vowels or to syllables. In English, the long and short of the same letter are not, in most cases, the long and short of the same sound; thus, the i in ill is the short sound, not of i in isle, but of ee in eel, and the e in pet is the short sound of a in pate, etc. See Quantity, and Guide to Pronunciation, //22, 30.

Short-jointed (a.): Having short intervals between the joints; -- said of a plant or an animal, especially of a horse whose pastern is too short.

Tapir (n.): Any one of several species of large odd-toed ungulates belonging to Tapirus, Elasmognathus, and allied genera. They have a long prehensile upper lip, short ears, short and stout legs, a short, thick tail, and short, close hair. They have three toes on the hind feet, and four toes on the fore feet, but the outermost toe is of little use.

Broken (v. t.): Imperfectly spoken, as by a foreigner; as, broken English; imperfectly spoken on account of emotion; as, to say a few broken words at parting.

Codetta (n.): A short passage connecting two sections, but not forming part of either; a short coda.

Short (superl.): Not extended in time; having very limited duration; not protracted; as, short breath.

Short-handed (a.): Short of, or lacking the regular number of, servants or helpers.

Short (superl.): Abrupt; brief; pointed; petulant; as, he gave a short answer to the question.

Short (superl.): Breaking or crumbling readily in the mouth; crisp; as, short pastry.

Jaunt (n.): A short excursion for pleasure or refreshment; a ramble; a short journey.

Brevipennate (a.): Short-winged; -- applied to birds which can not fly, owing to their short wings, as the ostrich, cassowary, and emu.

Short (superl.): Deficient; defective; imperfect; not coming up, as to a measure or standard; as, an account which is short of the trith.

Short (superl.): Limited in quantity; inadequate; insufficient; scanty; as, a short supply of provisions, or of water.

Puncheon (n.): A short, upright piece of timber in framing; a short post; an intermediate stud.

Jacket (n.): A short upper garment, extending downward to the hips; a short coat without skirts.

Tract (n.): A written discourse or dissertation, generally of short extent; a short treatise, especially on practical religion.

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Meaning of flapper

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Meaning of Wannabe

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Meaning of shedoeg

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Meaning of Short-spoken

Short-spoken means: Speaking in a quick or short manner; hence, gruff; curt.

Meaning of Short

Short means: Engaging or engaged to deliver what is not possessed; as, short contracts; to be short of stock. See The shorts, under Short, n., and To sell short, under Short, adv.

Meaning of Spoken

Spoken means: Uttered in speech; delivered by word of mouth; oral; as, a spoken narrative; the spoken word.

Meaning of Well-spoken

Well-spoken means: Spoken with propriety; as, well-spoken words.

Meaning of Plain-spoken

Plain-spoken means: Speaking with plain, unreserved sincerity; also, spoken sincerely; as, plain-spoken words.

Meaning of Spoken

Spoken means: Characterized by a certain manner or style in speaking; -- often in composition; as, a pleasant-spoken man.

Meaning of Person

Person means: One of three relations or conditions (that of speaking, that of being spoken to, and that of being spoken of) pertaining to a noun or a pronoun, and thence also to the verb of which it may be the subject.

Meaning of Straight-spoken

Straight-spoken means: Speaking with directness; plain-spoken.

Meaning of Short

Short means: Not long; having brief length or linear extension; as, a short distance; a short piece of timber; a short flight.

Meaning of Short

Short means: In a short manner; briefly; limitedly; abruptly; quickly; as, to stop short in one's course; to turn short.

Meaning of Pretty-spoken

Pretty-spoken means: Spoken or speaking prettily.

Meaning of Verbal

Verbal means: Expressed in words, whether spoken or written, but commonly in spoken words; hence, spoken; oral; not written; as, a verbal contract; verbal testimony.

Meaning of Short-lived

Short-lived means: Not living or lasting long; being of short continuance; as, a short-lived race of beings; short-lived pleasure; short-lived passion.

Meaning of Speakable

Speakable means: Capable of being spoken; fit to be spoken.

Meaning of Short

Short means: Not prolonged, or relatively less prolonged, in utterance; -- opposed to long, and applied to vowels or to syllables. In English, the long and short of the same letter are not, in most cases, the long and short of the same sound; thus, the i in ill is the short sound, not of i in isle, but of ee in eel, and the e in pet is the short sound of a in pate, etc. See Quantity, and Guide to Pronunciation, //22, 30.

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