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Definitions of speaking

  1. Uttering speech; very expressive; vivid; lifelike; as, a speaking likeness. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. the utterance of intelligible speech Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Uttering speech; used for conveying speech; as, man is a speaking animal; a speaking tube. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. Seeming to be capable of speech; hence, lifelike; as, a speaking likeness. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. The act of uttering words; the making of addresses in public. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Act of uttering words; discourse. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. Speakingly. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. capable of or involving speech or speaking; "human beings--the speaking animals"; "a speaking part in the play" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. capable of speech; "the speaking animal" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. Expressive; vivid; telling. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for speaking

  1. Are- are you speaking to me, monsieur? – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  2. Glaudot told her it was a way of speaking – A World Called Crimson by Darius John Granger
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