talking head


talking head

noun

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

Full Definition of TALKING HEAD

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

Examples of TALKING HEAD

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

First Known Use of TALKING HEAD

1968

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