Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


He took me in at first, he was so soft–spoken, but I think I know him now.

Patseys awful good to us, but he aint fine like an soft spoken.

Was he generally quiet, or was he soft spoken, or was he quick to make remarks?

My fellow traveller on the box is a little man with a big hat; soft spoken, sweet voiced, and excessively shy and modest.

I dare say you kin give me p'ints, ef ye cared to, for all ye're soft spoken.

He is a civil man—very civil—as soft spoken as a girl, and he has the nicest table manners I ever seen in a man.

"You're a nice, soft spoken gentlemen—if a man doesn't care what he says," Sparafucile returned.

An if that thafe of the world Owny comes in, ye be soft spoken jist as if nothin had happened.