Older Use. a motion picture with accompanying synchronized speech, singing, etc.
noun 1. a fact or feature that aids or supports one side, as in an argument or competition.
- Talking shop
noun 1. (informal) a group or committee that has discussions that never result in action
noun, plural talking-tos. 1. a scolding. noun 1. (informal) a session of criticism, as of the work or attitude of a subordinate by a person in authority
- Talk into
verb 1. (transitive, preposition) to persuade to by talking: I talked him into buying the house Persuade, as in They talked me into going swimming with them. This idiom was first recorded in 1697. The antonym is talk out of, meaning “dissuade,” as in They tried to talk me out of going swimming. It is […]