Definition of talk round
1 : to avoid talking about (a particular subject) especially because it is difficult, unpleasant, or embarrassing They've been talking round the real issue rather than addressing it directly.
2 : to cause (someone) to accept and support something (such as an idea) after opposing it She says she doesn't agree with it, but we'll talk her round eventually. —often + to We can talk her round to our way of thinking.
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
: having every part of the surface or circumference equidistant from the center
: approximately round
: something (such as a circle, globe, or ring) that is round
: a knot of people
: a circle of things
: to make round
: to make (the lips) round and protruded (as in the pronunciation of \ü\)
: to pronounce with lip rounding : labialize
: all during : throughout
: to speak to in a whisper
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