sweet-talk

verb \ ˈswēt-ˌtȯk \
|Updated on: 17 Jun 2018

Definition of sweet-talk

sweet-talked; sweet-talking; sweet-talks
: to use flattery

First Known Use of sweet-talk

1928

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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sweet talk

noun

Definition of sweet talk

Examples of sweet talk in a Sentence

  1. enough of this sweet talk—just give me your honest opinion of my performance

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First Known Use of sweet talk

1901

in the meaning defined above

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SWEET-TALK Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of sweet-talk for English Language Learners

  • : to say nice things to (someone) in order to persuade that person to do something



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