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short-spoken

[shawrt-spoh-kuh n] /ˈʃɔrtˈspoʊ kən/
adjective
1.
speaking in a short, brief, or curt manner.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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British Dictionary definitions for short-spoken

short-spoken

adjective
1.
tending to be abrupt in speech
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