Synonyms for short-spoken
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHORT-SPOKEN
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.