talk up

verb
Updated on: 22 Nov 2017

Definition of talk up

transitive verb
: to discuss favorably : advocate, promote
  • talk up the new product
intransitive verb
: to speak up plainly or directly

Examples of talk up in a Sentence

  1. the director and actors are making the obligatory rounds of the late-night shows to talk up their new movie

  2. feel free to talk up if you have any objections

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First Known Use of talk up

1722

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