talk the talk

Definition of talk the talk

:to say that one will do things
  • Sure, she talks the talk, but can she walk the walk? Will she actually do what she promises?

Word by Word Definitions

talk play
  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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