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talking head

noun

Simple Definition of talking head

  • : a person who gives information or opinions on a television show and whose head and shoulders are shown on the television screen

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of talking head

  1. :  the televised head and shoulders shot of a person talking; also :  a television personality who appears in such shots

Examples of talking head in a sentence

  1. The debate was followed by hours of talking heads analyzing the candidates' performances.



1968

First Known Use of talking head

1968


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