Definition of well-spoken-of in English:

well-spoken-of

adjective

  • Favourably mentioned; talked of with praise or admiration.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Walter Scott (1771–1832), poet and novelist. From well + spoken, past participle of speak + of, after to speak well of.

Pronunciation

well-spoken-of

/ˌwɛlˈspəʊk(ə)nɒv/