fast-talk

verb
\ ˈfas(t)-ˌtȯk How to pronounce fast-talk (audio) \
fast-talked; fast-talking; fast-talks

Definition of fast-talk

transitive verb

: to influence or persuade by fluent, facile, and usually deceptive or tricky talk fast-talked him into buying a lemon

Other Words from fast-talk

fast-talker noun

First Known Use of fast-talk

1946, in the meaning defined above

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“Fast-talk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fast-talk. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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fast-talk

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English Language Learners Definition of fast-talk

informal : to influence or persuade (someone) by talking quickly in a confident and often dishonest way

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