now you're talking

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of now you're talking

informal
used to say that someone has said or suggested something that one thinks is good, worth doing, etc.
  • "You don't want hamburgers. Well, how about steak?" "Yeah, now you're talking."

Word by Word Definitions

now play
  1. : at the present time or moment

  2. : in the time immediately before the present

  3. : in the time immediately to follow : forthwith

  1. : in view of the fact that : since

  1. : the present time or moment

  1. : of or relating to the present time : existing

  2. : excitingly new

  3. : constantly aware of what is new

you're play
  1. : you are

talk play talking
  1. : to express or exchange ideas by means of spoken words

  2. : to convey information or communicate in any way (as with signs or sounds)

  3. : to use speech : speak

  1. : the act or an instance of talking : speech

  2. : a way of speaking : language

  3. : pointless or fruitless discussion : verbiage


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