: talking in a friendly and pleasant way that is not completely honest or sincere
a smooth-talking salesman
smooth-talking politicians

Examples of smooth-talking in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Everyone's favorite smooth-talking, cape-wearing smuggler might soon be returning to a galaxy far, far away. Devan Coggan,, 28 July 2023 But anyway, Joe hears enough of Tom's smooth-talking and kills him like he's killed so many else. Evan Romano, Men's Health, 10 Mar. 2023

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“Smooth-talking.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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