Meaning of “a man/woman of few words” in the English Dictionary

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"a man/woman of few words" in British English

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a man/woman of few words

a man/woman who says very little:

My father was a man of few words, but when he spoke it was worth listening to.

(Definition of “a man/woman of few words” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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