woman of few words

woman of few words

A woman who does not speak often or at length. Despite being a woman of few words, Sarah was well-respected in her field because of her actions.
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The character has been a woman of few words in the previous season.
Legendary Indian singer Asha Bhosle, who was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 11th edition of Dubai International Film Festival (Diff) on Thursday, is a woman of few words.
Goldie is quick to smile but is a quiet woman of few words.
Weezy, a woman of few words, will forever be remembered for her beautiful personality and kind heart.
Our Blessed Mother was a woman of few words, but all of them counted.
The Hoax puts a fictionalised gloss on the true story of Clifford Irving (Richard Gere), a struggling author whose manuscript - his masterpiece - is torn to shreds by his editor, Andrea Tate (Hope Davis), a woman of few words (and most of them sardonic).
Irving stands on the brink of disaster as one of his manuscripts - his masterpiece - is torn to shreds by his editor Andrea Tate (Hope Davis), a woman of few words, most of them sardonic.
I would really like to know what Cathy is thinking and feeling while she dances--and I have asked, but being a woman of few words, I have yet to receive a satisfactory answer from her.
Hyacinth, of course, was never a woman of few words and would have trumpeted her date with royalty at Buckingham Palace.
A woman of few words, she is nevertheless more than a match for most of the men who stand in her way - except our dapper secret agent of course (Moore), who proves her downfall.
Lennie is a woman of few words, most of them devoted to taking care of basics.
The Big Breakfast's departing beauty Denise Van Outen is not known as a woman of few words.
Raised by an unbalanced single mother who eventually went mad, Charis (whose name was then Karen) spent a few formative months on a farm with her grandmother, a woman of few words and supernatural healing powers.
I am a woman of few words," said D'Souza in an interview with tabloid