- Pertaining to a smooth talker or a con artist (literally honeytongued)
Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.
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Melliloquent — Mel*lil o*quent, a. [L. mel, mellis honey + loquens speaking, p. pr. of loqui to speak.] Speaking sweetly or harmoniously. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
melliloquent — † melliloquent, a. Obs. rare 0. [f. L. mell(i) , mel honey + loquent em, pr. pple. of loquī to speak.] ‘That speaketh sweetly’. in Blount Glossogr. in Phillips … Useful english dictionary
melliloquent — speaking harmoniously or sweetly Styles of Speech … Phrontistery dictionary
Styles of Speech — Here we have 54 words referring to manners or styles of speaking, words that use the suffix loquent , loquence , or loquy , from Latin loqui (to speak). While in an age of text messaging, public speaking has lost its once vaunted status as a… … Phrontistery dictionary