from The Century Dictionary.
- Having pleasing speech.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Of pleasing speech.
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He was working toward some point he intended to make, like one of those pleasant-tongued attorneys flattering a witness before tying him up in a knot, so I was careful to say nothing whatever.
Caves of Terror Talbot Mundy 1909
They always liked me to play with them, and, though not pleasant-tongued boys, were always civil and polite to me.
Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 Sexual Inversion Havelock Ellis 1899
Great jealousy did they likewise stir up by their intermeddling and successes among the divine sex, for being a race of brisk, likely, pleasant-tongued varlets, they soon seduced the light affections of the simple damsels from their ponderous Dutch gallants.
Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete Washington Irving 1821