talk is cheap
Definition of talk is cheap
—used to mean that it is easy to say that one will do something Talk is cheap. I need to see results.
Word by Word Definitions
: to express or exchange ideas by means of spoken words
: to convey information or communicate in any way (as with signs or sounds)
: to use speech : speak
: the act or an instance of talking : speech
: a way of speaking : language
: pointless or fruitless discussion : verbiage
: purchasable below the going price or the real value
: charging or obtainable at a low price
: depreciated in value (as by currency inflation)
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