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sweet–talk

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verb \ˈswēt-ˌtȯk\

Simple Definition of sweet–talk

  • : to say nice things to (someone) in order to persuade that person to do something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sweet–talk

  • transitive verb
    1. :  cajole, coax

    2. intransitive verb
    3. :  to use flattery

    1928

    First Known Use of sweet–talk

    1928

    Rhymes with sweet–talk

    back talk, Bartók, Black Hawk, bemock, boardwalk, cakewalk, catwalk, cornstalk, cross talk, crosswalk, duckwalk, eyestalk, fast-talk, fish hawk, French chalk, goshawk, Gottschalk, jaywalk, langue d'oc, Languedoc, leafstalk, marsh hawk, moonwalk, nighthawk, Norfolk, Norwalk, pep talk, racewalk, ropewalk, shoptalk, sidewalk, skywalk, sleepwalk, small talk, space walk, trash talk


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