short-spoken

[ shawrt-spoh-kuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF short-spoken
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He is a decent, bluff, short-spoken old chap, with his heart in his work.

I was trying to move the sofa at the moment and I was inclined to be short-spoken.

One may be naturally cold, short-spoken and stern, the other suave and gentle, yet both be equally good leaders.

The next day he was as short-spoken as Bat Truxton had been the day before Hapgood had tempted him, as irritable.

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