An example of a well spoken person is an English professor.
- speaking easily or fluently
- speaking in a courteous or gracious manner
- properly or aptly spoken
- Chosen or expressed with aptness or propriety.
- Courteous in speech.
(comparative more well-spoken, superlative most well-spoken)
When used in the phrases "well-spoken-of" or "well-spoken of" the term takes on a more literal meaning, that a person or thing is spoken of in a positive way.