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Words used to describe speech style - thesaurus

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bantering

adjective

if you talk in a bantering way, you are joking or laughing at someone

brokenly

adverb

literary if someone says something brokenly, there are spaces between their words, especially because they are upset or angry

colloquial

adjective

used in informal conversation rather than in writing or formal language

definite

adjective

very clear about what you say so that everyone understands you

flat

adjective

said directly and definitely

flatly

adverb

in a firm and definite way intended to end discussion of a subject

fluent

adjective

spoken well and without difficulty

gibbering

adjective

often humorous unable to speak in a sensible way, especially because you are frightened or shocked

halting

adjective

with a lot of pauses between words or movements, often because of a lack of confidence

imperative

adjective

formal an imperative voice or way of speaking is confident and determined and shows that you expect to be obeyed

oral

adjective

spoken but not written

shouty

adjective

informal tending to shout a lot

stilted

adjective

stilted movements or words are not relaxed and natural

voluble

adjective

formal voluble speech is quick and continuous

well-spoken

adjective

someone who is well spoken has an intelligent and pleasant way of speaking

well-spoken

adjective

words that are well spoken are chosen well and express exactly what the speaker wants to say

windy

adjective

informal using a lot of long words to try to impress people but not really saying very much

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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